--Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
"Extraordinary....detailed, lively...A carefully wrought work that allows a rare look inside Pashtun culture."
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I read this book to further my understanding of the female, Afghan, Pashtun perspective and experience. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Katey Schultz
The book arrived in excellent condition. the writer gives us a great glimpse of what growing up in that part of the world is like,Published 19 months ago by petededham
Such a good read. It made me aware of how arrogant we are in our land of freedom. The military could definitely use a book like this as a teaching moment.Published on July 27, 2014 by Rosanne
The book was interesting in that someone born in Afghanistan during the Russian period and then raised in the US would go back to find her roots working for the US military. Read morePublished on May 19, 2014 by Virginia K. Bolton
but WELL worth it. This will allow you to understand why SO much has gone wrong in Afghanistan despite our being there to help.Published on April 26, 2014 by Judy Hornaday
If you read the summary you think that this might be an interesting book, about an Afghan woman who conjures up her bravery and goes back to "Her Father's Country" to help... Read morePublished on April 22, 2014 by T. Eichner
I have a ton of respect for the author and everything that she struggled with. This also gave me a greater appreciation for Afghanistan's culture and how complicated things are... Read morePublished on February 19, 2014 by Allison M Grant