Letters from Afghanistan [NOOK Book]

Overview

In 1971, no one had heard of Afghanistan, and no one cared. The Russians hadn’t yet invaded, and the Talibans didn’t exist.
Eloise Hanner takes us back to a simpler time and shares with us her story as a young teacher, living in Afghanistan as an American Peace Corps volunteer.
In a tearful good-bye, Hanner promised her mother she would write on a weekly basis, and she was good to her word. She described the wonderful flavor of Kuchi caravans ...
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Letters from Afghanistan

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Overview

In 1971, no one had heard of Afghanistan, and no one cared. The Russians hadn’t yet invaded, and the Talibans didn’t exist.
Eloise Hanner takes us back to a simpler time and shares with us her story as a young teacher, living in Afghanistan as an American Peace Corps volunteer.
In a tearful good-bye, Hanner promised her mother she would write on a weekly basis, and she was good to her word. She described the wonderful flavor of Kuchi caravans and her journeys through the Kyber Pass. Her letters bring to life the challenges she and her husband faced, living as young volunteers in a culture that was both hospitable and hostile, long before the American soldier made his presence felt throughout the harsh countryside.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011896903
  • Publisher: Branden Books
  • Publication date: 10/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 774,913
  • File size: 700 KB

Meet the Author

Eloise Hanner lived in Afhanistan for several years as a Peace Corps worker. She now resides in Florida.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2011

    What a culture study

    It was like reading a friends letters. If you've ever wondered what it would be like to live in another country read this. Couldn't stop reading it.

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