Caravans: A Novel of Afghanistan

Caravans: A Novel of Afghanistan

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Trade Paper, Random House Trade, 2003, ISBN# 0812969820
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Mark Miller, a member of the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, is called upon to locate the missing wife, a young American woman, of an Afghan engineer and return her to her distraught family, in the years following World War II. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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Mark Miller, a member of the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, is called upon to locate the missing wife, a young American woman, of an Afghan engineer and return her to her distraught family, in the years following World War II. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

First published in 1963, James A. Michener's gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the years after World War II, with a dangerous assignment: finding and returning a young American woman living in Afghanistan to her distraught family after she suddenly and mysteriously disappears. A timeless tale of love and emotional drama set against the backdrop of one of the most important countries in the world today, "Caravans "captures the tension of the postwar period, the sweep of Afghanistan's remarkable history, and the inescapable allure of the past.
Praise for "Caravans"
"Brilliant . . . an extraordinary novel . . . The old nomadic trails across the mountains spring into existence."--"The New York Times"
"Romantic and adventurous . . . Michener] has a wonderful empathy for the wild and free and an understanding of the reasons behind the kind of cruelty that goes with it."--"Newsday"
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"Michener has done for Afghanistan what . . . his first book] did for the South Pacific."--"The New York Herald Tribune"

"From the Paperback edition."

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Number of Pages: 341
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Subject: JASPER, ELLEN (FICTITIOUS CHARACTER)_FICTION ,  AFGHANISTAN_FICTION ,  Settings,Characters ,  FICTION_ACTION & ADVENTURE
Author: Michener, James A.
Target Audience: Trade
Publisher: Random House Inc
ISBN-13: 9780812969825
Fiction/Nonfiction: Y
Brand: Generic
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.00 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 0812969820
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