TITLE

An american childhood in afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
Power, Carla
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Vogue;Dec2001, Vol. 191 Issue 12, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's memories of living for two years in Kabul, Afghanistan when she was a child. Number of Americans living in Kabul before the Soviet invasion in the 1970s forced many foreign nationals to leave; Importance of politeness in Afghan society; Wares offered at the Jada-e-Maiwand bazaar; Friendship with two Afghans who were members of the Hazaras ethnic minority.
ACCESSION #
5833739

 

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