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A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story

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
Print Book, English, 2013
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2013
Autobiography
396 pages : maps ; 24 cm
9780374157647, 0374157642
810273594
The holy warriors. In the time before ; Allah-hu-Akbar ; The other side of the mountain ; To be a family again ; The long road home ; Under the earth
Flight. The North ; The garden of Hamza's father ; Inside the head of Buddha ; Borderlands ; My teacher ; Caravan
In the time of Shaitan. The gold ; Wakeel ; Inferno ; The dog
The triumph of madness. A new kind of justice ; The prison ; A precious jewel ; The length of a hair ; The secret of the pigeons ; University of Taliban ; Grandfather ; One knot at a time ; A change in the air
A journey still