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The Resource A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar

A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar

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A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story
Title
A fort of nine towers
Title remainder
an Afghan family story
Statement of responsibility
Qais Akbar Omar
Title variation
Fort of 9 towers
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Language
eng
Summary
A young Afghan man's memoir of his family and country in which the horrors and perils he faced, his imprisonment, and his quiet resistance explore life in a country whose history has become deeply entwined with the United States, but has eluded understanding
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Title
A fort of nine towers
Creator
Summary
This memoir from a carpet designer in Kabul describes his childhood before the Mujahedin took over, being kidnapped, camping in caves and his employing neighborhood girls while teaching them literature and science in his secret shop under Taliban rule
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10171905
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 958.104092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT1878.O63
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
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an Afghan childhood
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an Afghan childhood
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Qais Akbar Omar
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Fort of 9 towers
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar

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