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Letters from Afghanistan

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Published by Branden Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • History: World,
  • Hanner, Eloise,,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Third World Development,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Peace Corps (U.S.),
  • Developing Countries,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Correspondence,
  • Hanner, Eloise,
  • Description and travel,
  • Historiography,
  • Social life and customs

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8171709M
ISBN 100828320837
ISBN 109780828320832

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  The book is, as the title states, letters written by a mother to her children while she and her husband worked in Afghanistan during the mid to late '60's. It was interesting to compare that time to the current political conditions/5(6).   A Life Away: Letters From Afghanistan 1st Edition by Travis Jared (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work/5(13). Eloise Hanner’s poignant collection of letters, written at a pace of about one a week, to her mother while volunteering in Kabul from is another example of Peace Corps writing.   Letters Home: Afghanistan is the story of a soldier and his family that experience the ups and downs of a year of deployment to an active war zone. In this story we watch as the son John, deals with the reality of war in addition to missing out on all the wonderful things that come along with being part of a family and a community/5(2).

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  This is in no way a comprehensive list of books or films about Afghanistan, or even everything that I have read, but it's a good start for anyone who wants to learn more. Here are my picks: 1) The Taliban by Ahmed Rashid: originally written in , the author, a long time reporter on the country, updated the book in The Center for American War Letters (CAWL) is a unique and extensive manuscript collection of war letters from every American conflict, beginning with handwritten missives composed during the Revolutionary War and continuing up to emails sent from Iraq and Afghanistan. These personal war-related correspondences are a vital record of the. A secret history of the war In a cache of previously unpublished interviews and memos, key insiders reveal what went wrong during the longest armed conflict in U.S. history. “ Even the air of this country has a story to tell about warfare. It is possible here to lift a piece of bread from a plate and following it back to its origins, collect a dozen stories concerning war-how it affected the hand that pulled it out of the oven, the hand that kneaded the dough, how war impinged upon the field where wheat was grown.