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Title Crossing the River Kabul : an Afghan family odyssey / Kevin McLean.

Publication Info. Lincoln, Nebraska : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (286 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Kabul airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, October 1980 : flight -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 1980 : Behsood Bridge -- Abdien, Afghanistan, October 1980 : Nasir -- Somewhere near Afghanistan-Pakistan border, October 1980 : minefield -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1920 : the British -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1920 : General Nadir -- Paris, France, 1920 : Hélène -- Kabul, Afghanistan 1929 : Nadir Shah -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1933 : Zahir Shah -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1934 : Tajwar -- Kabul, Afghanistsan, 1947 : Pashtunistan -- Faizabad, Afghanistan 1955 : Badakhshan -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1959 : Baba Naeem -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1961 : kite flying -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1962 : the new great game -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1963 : the king acts -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, winter 1963 : duck hunting -- A farm north of Kabul, Afghanistan, 1964 : Buzkashi -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1965 : lessons -- Ghazni, Afghanistan, 1967 : Sia -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1966 : the mystic -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1967 : basketball -- Jalabad, Afghanistan, 1969 : Afsana -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1970 : a Turkish bride -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 1971 : Daoud -- Kandahar, Afghanistan, 1972 : the wind -- Kabul, Afghanistan, April 1973 : coup d'état -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1974 : sitar lessons -- Paghman, Afghanistan, 1974 : Shabir leaves for Japan -- Moscow, USSR, 1977 : Daoud and Brezhnev -- Kabul, Afghanistan, April 1978 : Russia invades -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1978 : Professor Wazir -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1979 : Hafizullah Amin -- Kabul Afghanistan, February 1979 : Pol-i-charki Prison -- Kabul University, 1979 : the final exam -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1979 : Kandahari -- Kabul, Afghanistan, October 1980 : exodus -- A minefield somewhere near the Pakistan border, October 1980 : Landi Kotal -- Landi Kotal, Pakistan, 1980 : prison -- Landi Kotal, Pakistan, 1980 : connections -- Peshawar, Pakistan, 1980 : Pir Gailani -- Peshawar, Pakistan, 1980 : Hazrat Sepgotolah -- Peshawar, Pakistan, 1980 : the United Nations Humanitarian Aid Office -- Afghanistan, somewhere near the Pakistan border, 1980 : Mujahideen -- Karachi, Pakistan, 1981 : train ride -- Ankara, Turkey, 1981 : shoeshine -- Istanbul, Turkey, 1981 : U.S. Consulate -- U.S. Consulate, Istanbul, 1981 : Hazaras -- Frankfurt, Germany, 1981 : the parcel -- Frankfurt, Germany, 1981 : the interview -- Frankfurt, Germany, 1989 : warlords -- San Diego, California, 1992 : SpeeDee Oil -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1995 : the Taliban -- New York City : September 11, 2011 -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : the dance of the dead -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : Karta-i-char -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : the gate -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : ghosts -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2002 : Hazrat Ali -- A cemetery near Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : the cemetery -- Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2002 : Wali Karzai -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : money -- San Diego, California, July 4, 2002 : citizens -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003 : number three -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003 : rebuilding -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003 : orders -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2003 : Din Mohammad -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2003 : Hazrat Ali -- Office of the Governor of Jalalabad, 2003 : Gul Agha Sherzai -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan 2003 : Hadji Jawid -- Security headquarters, Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2003 : the gardener -- Abdien, Afghanistan, 2003 : the funeral -- Compound Hazrat Ali, Afghanistan, 2003 : Jirga -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2004 : the King's Arabians -- Karta-i-char, Kabul, Afghanistan 2008 : Rasoul.
Summary In Crossing the River Kabul, author Kevin McLean tells the true story of Baryalai Popal's amazing excape from Afghanistan during the Communist takeover and his return after 9/11.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Popal, Baryalai, 1952-
Communism -- Afghanistan -- History.
Afghans -- Biography.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: McLean, Kevin. Crossing the River Kabul : an Afghan family odyssey. Lincoln, Nebraska : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017] 9781612348971 (DGU)ocm00000NEW
ISBN 9781612348971 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781612349237 (e-book)

 
    
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