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The Resource The swallows of Kabul, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen

The swallows of Kabul, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen

Label
The swallows of Kabul
Title
The swallows of Kabul
Statement of responsibility
Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Set in Kabul under the rule of the Taliban, this novel takes readers into the lives of two couples: Mohsen, who comes from a family of wealthy shopkeepers whom the Taliban has destroyed; Zunaira, his wife, exceedingly beautiful, who was once a brilliant teacher and is now no longer allowed to leave her home without an escort or covering her face. Intersecting their world is Atiq, a prison keeper, a man who has sincerely adopted the Taliban ideology and struggles to keep his faith, and his wife, Musarrat, who once rescued Atiq and is now dying
Cataloging source
AKD
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Khadra, Yasmina
Dewey number
  • 843.92
  • FIC
Index
no index present
Intended audience
940L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cullen, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taliban
  • Kabul (Afghanistan)
Target audience
general
Label
The swallows of Kabul, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1551470
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9781400033768
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2003050769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400033768
  • (OCoLC)59760935
Label
The swallows of Kabul, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1551470
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9781400033768
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2003050769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400033768
  • (OCoLC)59760935

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