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An Afghan Journey : Travels in an Awakening Country

Roger Willemsen, Jaico, 2011, 200 p, ISBN : 9788184952544, $20.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

An Afghan Journey : Travels in an Awakening CountryAccompanying a friend on her return to Afghanistan after decades spent in exile, Roger Willemsen an author, journalist and television presenter sees the destruction wrought by 30 years of conflict. Offering an insight into the lives of ordinary Afghans the cinema owners and women teachers in the cities, the nomads in the countryside, as well as returning exiles Roger Willemsen shows a people more complex than Western stereotypes suggest, a people who, after years of horrendous suffering and deprivation, are struggling to maintain themselves, their proud history, and their rich culture.
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