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An Afghanistan Picture Show

Or, How I Saved the World

An Afghanistan Picture Show( )
Author: Vollmann, William T.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Melville House Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

In 1982, a 23-year-old William T. Vollmann took his camera and tape recorder and headed off to help the Afghanis in their war against Soviet invaders. Originally published in 1992, a decade later, his unique record of his fight with the mujahdeen as they fought against Soviet troops was held as a bold and original' achievement. Now re-released in 2013, this new edition of An Afghanistan Picture Show features a new introduction by the author and includes a number of Vollmann's photos...
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Detailed Subjects: Travel / Asia / Southwest
History / Asia / Central Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.2 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:0.724 Pounds
Author Biography
Vollmann, William T. (Author)
Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University.

He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan.

He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.


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