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A kingdom of their own : the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster / Joshua Partlow.

Partlow, Joshua, author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 958.1047 PAR (Text) 34330512957797 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 958.1047 Partlow (Text) 31208912486018 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 958.104 PARTLOW (Text) 33946003145393 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307962645
  • ISBN: 0307962644
  • Physical Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title-page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-402) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A rescue from demons -- Any path will lead you there -- So much in love -- Jump-starting a country -- Because we see more, we do more -- Government in a box -- An ordinary Afghan -- Smashing the china shop -- Close cousins -- Who's running this place? -- Where everyone gets accused -- Couldn't be more helpful -- A movie story -- Making the country great again -- The five fingers -- I hate politics -- Everybody in a corner -- Not religion but history -- The primary purpose of its existence -- Evil in heaven -- The zero option.
Summary, etc.: "The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the U.S.--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Karzai, Hamid, 1957-
Afghan War, 2001-
Afghanistan > Foreign relations.
United States > Foreign relations > Afghanistan.
HISTORY / Middle East / General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General.
HISTORY / Middle East / General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General.

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