I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan

I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan

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ISBN-13: 9780374535186
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,289,774
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Eliza Griswold, a Guggenheim fellow, is the author of a collection of poems, Wideawake Field (FSG, 2007) and a nonfiction book, The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam (FSG, 2010), a New York Times bestseller that was awarded the J. Anthony Lukas Prize. She has worked with Seamus Murphy in Africa and Asia for more than a decade. She lives in New York City.

Seamus Murphy has photographed extensively in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America. His photography from Afghanistan, begun in 1994, chronicles the tumultuous life of the Afghan people. A collection of this work, titled A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan, was published in 2008 and was produced as an award-winning film. He has won seven World Press Photo Awards. He lives in London.

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