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Crossing the River Kabul : an Afghan family odyssey / Kevin McLean.

McLean, Kevin, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781612348971
  • ISBN: 1612348971
  • Physical Description: xvi, 257 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : maps, illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [Lincoln, Nebraska] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Kabul airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, October 1980 : flight -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 1980 : Behsood Bridge -- Abdien, Afghanistan, October 1980 : Nasir -- Somewhere near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, October 1980 : minefield -- Afghanistan -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 19190 : General Nadir -- Paris, France, 1920 : Hélène -- Kabul, Afghanistan 1929 : Nadir Shah -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1933 : Zahir Shah -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1934 : Tajwar -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1953 : Pashtunistan -- Faizabad, Afghanistan, 1955 : Badakhshan -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1959 : Baba Naeem -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1961 : kite flying -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1962 : the new great game -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1963 : the king acts -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, winter 1963 : duck hunting -- A farm north of Kabul, Afghanistan, 1964 : Buzkashi -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1965 : lessons -- Ghazni, Afghanistan, 1967 : Sia -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1967 : the mystic -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1967 : basketball -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 1969 : Afsana -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1970 : a Turkish bride -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 1971 : Daoud -- Bombay, India, 1973 : the wind -- Kabul, Afghanistan, April 1973 : coup d'état -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1974 : sitar lessons -- Paghman, Afghanistan, 1974 : Japan -- Moscow, USSR, 1977 : Daoud and Brezhnev -- Kabul, Afghanistan, April 1978 : Daoud is overthrown -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1978 : Professor Wazir -- Kabul University, December 1978 : the final exam -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1979 : hiding -- Kabul Afghanistan, 1980 : Pol-i-Charki Prison -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1980 : Kandahari -- Kabul, Afghanistan, October 1980 : leaving -- Back in the minefield -- Landi Kotal, Pakistan, 1980 : prison -- Landi Kotal, Pakistan, 1980 : connections -- Peshawar, Pakistan, 1980 : Pir Gailani -- Peshawar, Pakistan, 1980 : Hazrat Sepgotolah -- Peshawar, Pakistan, 1980 : the United Nations Humanitarian Aid Office -- Afghanistan, somewhere near the Pakistan border, 1980 : Mujahideen -- Karachi, Pakistan, 1981 : train ride -- Ankara, Turkey, 1981 : shoeshine -- Istanbul, Turkey, 1981 : U.S. Consulate -- U.S. Consulate, Istanbul, 1981 : Hazaras -- Frankfurt, Germany, 1981 : the parcel -- Frankfurt, Germany, 1981 : the interview -- Frankfurt, Germany, 1989 : warlords -- San Diego, California, 1992 : SpeeDee Oil -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 1995 : the Taliban -- New York City : September 11, 2011 -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : the dance of the dead -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : Karta-i-Char -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : the gate -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : ghosts -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2002 : Hazrat Ali -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : the cemetery -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002 : money -- San Diego, California, July 4, 2002 : citizens -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003 : number 3 -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003 : rebuilding -- Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003 : orders -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2004 : Din Mohammad -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2004 : Hazrat Ali -- Office of the Governor of Jalalabad, 2004 : Gul Agha Sherzai -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan 2004 : Hadji Jawid -- Security headquarters, Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2004 : the gardener -- Abdien, Afghanistan, 2004 : the funeral -- Compound of Hazrat Ali, Afghanistan, 2004 : Jirga -- Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 2005 : the King's Arabians -- Karta-i-Char, Kabul, Afghanistan 2008 : Rasoul.
Summary, etc.: In Crossing the River Kabul, author Kevin McLean tells the true story of Baryalai Popal's amazing excape from Afghanistan during the Communist takeover and his return after 9/11.
Subject: Popal, Baryalai, 1952-
Communism > Afghanistan > History.
Afghans > Biography.
Afghanistan > Politics and government > 20th century.
Afghanistan > History > Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.
Genre: Biographies.

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