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The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad
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Jan 08, 11

bookshelves: 1001-books-to-read, non-fiction, released-through-bookcrossing
Read in January, 2006

A look into the lives of one particular family in Afghanistan - not necessarily a sample of the median family, but nevertheless a great insight to the family and patriarchal dynamics of this one group. Reads like a novel, however it's written by a journalist who was allowed to live with the bookseller's family for a few months. Very well written.

Sent to my mom in Chile.
Back to me
Turned into a ray
Currently in Singapore.
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