Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Killing the Cranes: A Reporter's Journey Through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Killing the Cranes: A ...
 
by
Edward Girardet
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Killing the Cranes: A Reporter's Journey Through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan

4.56  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Kindle Edition
Published (first published January 1st 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Killing the Cranes, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Killing the Cranes

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-16)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jen
Feb 20, 2012 Jen rated it really liked it
Riveting, insightful, action-packed - Killing the Cranes is a must-read this year. Edward Girardet's on-the-ground perspective on Afghan culture is invaluable in understanding how to proceed with what is our longest war. And counting. While I don't think it's the definitive book on Afghanistan's current affairs or its history over the past three decades, it offers a critical and unique piece of the puzzle.

It was a fairly fast read, considering the subject matter, and by the time I put the book
...more
Jim Walker
Oct 06, 2012 Jim Walker rated it it was amazing
I do not think the author had any other agenda than telling the truth. Of course that is in the eye of the beholder. Girardet has the chops to speak with authority. I put down this book with a solid opinion in my gut about Afghanistan and I haven't heard from anyone more creditable to change my mind.
Rebecca
Rebecca rated it it was amazing
Jul 10, 2016
Chelsea Green  Publishing
Chelsea Green Publishing rated it it was amazing
Jan 18, 2012
Jenna Fisher
Jenna Fisher rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2012
Step Schmitt
Step Schmitt rated it it was amazing
May 27, 2012
Meghan Chandler
Meghan Chandler rated it really liked it
Mar 29, 2016
Craig Limmer
Craig Limmer rated it liked it
Dec 05, 2014
Carl Mister
Carl Mister rated it it was amazing
Mar 17, 2013
Cathy
Cathy marked it as to-read
Feb 08, 2012
Ken Nielsen
Ken Nielsen marked it as to-read
Apr 22, 2012
Dave Mevis
Dave Mevis marked it as to-read
Oct 01, 2012
Curt
Curt marked it as to-read
Oct 29, 2012
Linda H.
Linda H. marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2014
Joshua
Joshua marked it as to-read
Oct 13, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book