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A Land Without Time: A Peace Corps Volunteer in Afghanistan

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Since 9/II, the American appetite for information on Afghanistan has surged. The bulk of this information has come from the media, Afghan Scholars or from the Afghans themselves. For the first time, the story of Afghanistan prior to, and during, the communist coup of 1979 is told from the perspective of an American working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan. The sto ...more
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Published June 1st 2006 by Chicago Review Press
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Annie
Oct 27, 2008 Annie rated it really liked it
This is an incredibly readable book. I expect to get this finished in no time at all. Four chapters into I and I want to tell everyone to read this book and read about a world that does not exist anymore.

Finished - Great story. So readable and engaging. Also a little unnerving. You know our hero is going to survive his experience but the tension he conveys at the end shows how precarious his position was with the soldiers of the coup. The tension positively throbbed.
Laurie
Oct 26, 2007 Laurie rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: those interested in Afghanistan and volunteering
I came upon this book at a wonderful Boston bookstore, and I'm so glad I did. It was well written and humorous, and I enjoyed reading about all of the author's experience before and during war in Afghanistan while in the PC.
Jessica
Feb 17, 2008 Jessica rated it liked it
Not a long book. He picked the funny stories from his adventure and tells those.
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