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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A carpet designer in Kabul describes his childhood before the Mujahedin took over, his family's struggle for survival after fleeing their home and how his secret carpet factory provided both employment and education for neighborhood girls
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Omar, Qais Akbar
Dewey number
  • 958.104092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Omar, Qais Akbar
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Kabul (Afghanistan)
Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 396 pages
Isbn
9780374157647
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012034566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 396 pages
Isbn
9780374157647
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012034566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps

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