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Afghan Queen A True Story of an American Woman in Afghanistan

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ISBN-10: 1938501225

ISBN-13: 9781938501227

Edition: 2013

Authors: Paul Meinhardt

List price: $17.95
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Description:

Lela Meinhardt, a tribal art trader in Afghanistan, travelled and traded with migratory Afghan tribes from 1975 to 1980, a time when Americans, and their money, were welcomed by the Afghan people. Lela's adventures, recorded in the letters she sent to her husband, Paul, are more the stuff of legend than a modern journey.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Turn the Page Publishing
Publication date: 6/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Paul Meinhardt writes about his wife of forty-one years who survived a tank attack, but succumbed to cancer in 2000. Now remarried, Paul researches the 21st century family, and the role of the family in the American economy. Always a political progressive and supporter of women's rights, Paul and Lela agreed to an open marriage during the time she traveled in Afghanistan. Paul's credentials reach almost to a Ph.D. and span many years of research and training in corporate America.

Preface
Introduction
How it Ends, December 1979
How it Begins, Spring, 1975
First Trip
Foreign Intrigue
Reflections
Afghan Reality
Travel Like the Wind
Silk Road
Mating Road
Road Feast
Rhine
Trader Queen
Fateful Trip
Forests
Into Iran
Her�t to Kabul
Revolution
Caravan Through Turkey
Demoniac
Digs
Business
Crossing
Chinese Diplomat
Changes
Son of Afghan Queen
Great Game
Ending, November-December
Author Commentary
End Notes