3 edition of Scenes of Afghanistan. found in the catalog.
Scenes of Afghanistan.
by Afghan Tour of the Ministry of Information and Culture, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in [Kabul]
Written in English
|Contributions||Afghanistan. Vizārat-i Iṭṭilāʻāt va Kultūr.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||149 p. :|
|Number of Pages||149|
|ISBN 10||9789936200078, 9789936200074|
|LC Control Number||2009355655|
Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 4, , and was the oldest of five children. Just as he describes in The Kite Runner, Kabul was a cosmopolitan city at the time. Western culture, including movies and literature, mixed with Afghan traditions, such as kite fighting in the winter. Atia Abawi is an American author and television journalist. Previously working for NBC News and CNN as a foreign correspondent. She was based in Kabul, Afghanistan for almost five years. Her first book, the critically acclaimed "The Secret Sky: A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan" was published by Penguin Random House in September Abawi is known for her strong support for female Born: 9 August , West Germany.
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The book follows Amir’s life, showing the problems that arise due to guilt over his turbulent past. The Kite Runner takes place predominantly in Afghanistan, but scenes in America highlight the Afghan-American community.
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The book does have scenes that depict. Nuances in dialogue also change what is imparted by the scene in the book as compared to the movie. When Hassan bravely produces his loaded sling shot and aims it at Assef, he asks, (in the movie and book), for Assef to leave them alone.
However, use of the word Agha is expanded on in the book and drives home the profound power Afghanistan’s. The interviews with some people were part of a project called “Lessons Learned,” undertaken by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR.
Afghanistan has a proud literary tradition that includes contemporary writers such as Reza Mohammadi and Khaled Hosseini. However, under the Taliban regime (–), books considered un-Islamic were burned. Many libraries, including the entire library of Kabul University (which had also served as the national library) were looted or shut down.Kabul, Afghanistan ; Fremont, California; Kabul, Afghanistan The Kite Runner spans multiple countries and multiple decades, but at its center is Afghanistan.
Even when the novel shifts settings to the United States, Hosseini describes (in loving detail) the burgeoning Afghan. Yet Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a baby, a child or a mother and access to a hospital or health facility is beyond the reach of most.
The country has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world and thousands of Afghan women die every year from pregnancy-related causes, a majority of which.