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Author Khalili, Masood, 1950- author

Title Whispers of war : an Afghan freedom fighter's account of the Soviet invasion / Masood Khalili ; translated by Mahmud Khalili
Published New Delhi, India : SAGE Publications India, 2017
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Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. First Steps, Long Journey Ahead -- 2. No Journey Goes as Planned -- On the Way at Last -- 3. Home is Home -- Nooristan Awaits -- 4. Eagles Soar Higher -- 5. Grandfather's Castle -- Kantiwa, Heart of Nooristan -- 6. King of the Passes -- Kantiwa Pass -- 7. Goodbye Nooristan -- Welcome Panjshir -- 8. King's Wrath, Tears in Herat, and a Royal Wedding -- 9. Crossing the Hindu Kush Range -- Wheel of the Sky -- 10. Poor Jeep, Poor Donkey, Poor Surgery -- 11. Little Saleha: Onward to the Commander -- 12. Commander Massoud -- 13. Battle Preparations -- 14. Celebration before the Battle -- 15. Battle of the Garrison -- 16. Onward to Badakhshan, Cradle of Old Culture -- 17. Afghan Steel Factory -- 18. Back on Rocky Track -- Village Justice -- 19. Exorcism, Sufis, and a Royal Hunt -- 20. Yellow Pass: A Lonely Climber -- 21. Back to Nooristan and Unacceptable Love -- 22. Back to Kantiwa -- 23. Killer Kunar River
Summary An account of the search for ever-elusive peace by a war-torn country and its people
Notes Includes index
Unpublished original work written in Dari. Translated into English for current publication
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 7, 2017)
Subject Khalili, Masood, 1950- -- Diaries.
Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989 -- Personal narratives, Afghan
Genre/Form Diaries.
History.
Diaries.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 938606278X (electronic bk.)
9789386062789 (electronic bk.)
(e pub 2.0)