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Kabul in Winter By Ann Jones

Kabul in Winter

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Soon after the bombs stopped falling on Kabul, award-winning journalist and women's rights activist Ann Jones set out for the shattered city. This is her report from the city where she spent the next four winters working in humanitarian aid.
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Kabul in Winter by Ann Jones

Soon after the bombs stopped falling on Kabul, award-winning journalist and women's rights activist Ann Jones set out for the shattered city. This is her trenchant report from the city where she spent the next four winters working in humanitarian aid. Investigating the city's prison for women, retraining Kabul's long - silenced English teachers, Jones enters the lives of everyday women and men and reveals through small events some big disjunctions: between the new Afghan "democracy" and the still-entrenched warlords, between American promises and performance, between what's boasted of and what is. At once angry, profound, and starkly beautiful, "Kabul in Winter" brings alive the people and day-today life of a place whose future depends upon our own.

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Kabul in Winter Reviews


"A work of impassioned reportage, a sympathetic observer's damage assessment of a country torn apart by warlords, religious fanatics, and ill-advised superpower conflicts dating back more than a century.... Eloquent and porsuasive." The New York Times"

About Ann Jones


Ann Jones is the author of eight books, including Women Who Kill, Next Time She'll Be Dead, and Looking for Lovedu. An authority on women and violence, her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation.

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GOR010601077
Kabul in Winter by Ann Jones
Ann Jones
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Picador USA
2007-03-30
336
0312426593
9780312426590
N/A
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