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The Resource Swimming with warlords : a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War, Kevin Sites

Swimming with warlords : a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War, Kevin Sites

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Swimming with warlords : a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War
Title
Swimming with warlords
Title remainder
a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Sites
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  • Dozen-year journey across the Afghan war
  • 12 year journey across the Afghan war
  • Twelve year journey across the Afghan war
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this electrifying first-person account, journalist and author Kevin Sites goes deep into the geopolitical morass of Afghanistan to emerge with critical insights into both a people and a war that few truly comprehend
Summary
The veteran journalist and author of In the Hot Zone and The Things They Cannot Say explores the impact of more than a decade of war on Afghanistan, from the American invasion after 9/11 to today, and offers insights into its future and the possible consequences for the U.S
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10377302
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Sites, Kevin
Dewey number
958.1047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.4135
LC item number
.S58 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Sites, Kevin
  • War correspondents
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Target audience
adult
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a dozen-year journey across the Afghan war
Label
Swimming with warlords : a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War, Kevin Sites
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Entrance -- The North. Over the border ; Civil war ; The House of Massoud ; The ghosts of Kalakata ; Sticks and stones ; The warlord and the Taliban ; Kurash ; Hindu Kush -- Kabul. Yesterday, today, and tomorrow ; Fixers ; Lions ; Unintended consequences ; Under the bridge ; Wall of bones ; More than war ; Women ; Lawyers, guns, and money -- Jalalabad and Tora Bora. The road ; Addiction affliction ; Tora Bora runaround ; Dead man's bed and other mysteries -- Wardak and Logar. Human terrain teams ; Targets ; Combat Outpost Soltan Kheyl -- The last embed. Suicide vest -- Exit -- America's Post 9/11 legacy in shambles
Control code
ocn867611604
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 393 pages
Isbn
9780062339416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)867611604
Label
Swimming with warlords : a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War, Kevin Sites
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
Entrance -- The North. Over the border ; Civil war ; The House of Massoud ; The ghosts of Kalakata ; Sticks and stones ; The warlord and the Taliban ; Kurash ; Hindu Kush -- Kabul. Yesterday, today, and tomorrow ; Fixers ; Lions ; Unintended consequences ; Under the bridge ; Wall of bones ; More than war ; Women ; Lawyers, guns, and money -- Jalalabad and Tora Bora. The road ; Addiction affliction ; Tora Bora runaround ; Dead man's bed and other mysteries -- Wardak and Logar. Human terrain teams ; Targets ; Combat Outpost Soltan Kheyl -- The last embed. Suicide vest -- Exit -- America's Post 9/11 legacy in shambles
Control code
ocn867611604
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 393 pages
Isbn
9780062339416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)867611604

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