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Come back to Afghanistan

a California teenager"s story

by Said Hyder Akbar

  • 254 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • Akbar, Said Hyder -- Travel -- Aghanistan.,
    • Afghanistan -- Description and travel.,
    • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 2001-,
    • Afghanistan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Said Hyder Akbar and Susan Burton.
      ContributionsBurton, Susan, 1973-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS352 .A39 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3396759M
      ISBN 101582345201
      ISBN 109781582345208
      LC Control Number2005009249
      OCLC/WorldCa58830515

        Come Back to Afghanistan In January , the President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, spoke at Georgetown University. There he urged Afghan-Americans, especially young ones, to move back to Afghanistan. To Afghanistan and Back book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. he does occasionally fall prey to overgeneralizing about the politics of Afghanistan. For example, early in the book he argues that clumsy American attempts to suck all the oil out of the Central Asian region without paying off the locals was /5.

      His book about his time there, Come Back to Afghanistan: A California Teenager's Story, will be published in paperback by Bloomsbury in November. Here, Hyder speaks to . The intimate and riveting chronicle of an extraordinarily courageous Afghan-American teenager coming of age in post-9/11 ng on two acclaimed radio documentaries aired on "This American Life," Hyder Akbar tells how his ordinary suburban California life was turned upside-down after 9/ Hyder's father, a scion of an Afghan political family, sold his business a hip-hop clothing.

      N. H. Senzai is the author of the acclaimed Shooting Kabul, which was on numerous state award lists and an NPR Backseat Book Club companion, Saving Kabul Corner, was nominated for an Edgar her first two books are based in part on husband’s experience fleeing Soviet-controlled Afghanistan in the s, her third, Ticket to India is based on her own family’s Edition: Reprint. Afghanistan refugees are nationals of Afghanistan who left their country as a result of major wars or persecution. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan marks the first wave of internal displacement and refugee flow from Afghanistan to neighboring Pakistan and Iran that began providing shelter to Afghan the Soviet war ended in , these refugees started to return to their.


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In Come Back to Afghanistan, Hyder interweaves his personal journey―a teenager struggling with his identity in his parents' homeland―with a dramatic behind-the-scenes account of political and civilian life in post-Taliban Afghanistan.

Uncommonly wise and insightful, Hyder travels from palaces to prisons and from Kabul to the borderlands, revealing Afghanistan as readers have never seen or understood /5(21). What made this book so wonderful was that it was written by a year old Afghan-American who returned to Afghanistan after living most of his life in California.

His conflicted feelings between the culture he had always known in the U.S. and that of which he was thrown in to when he went to Afghanistan was I read this book shortly before going to Afghanistan for the second time/5.

In "Come Back to Afghanistan," Hyder interweaves his personal journey - that of a teenager struggling to find his identity in his parents' homeland - with his travels, which take him from palaces to prisons and from Kabul to the borderlands, to give a dramatic account of political and civilian life in post-Taliban Afghanistan/5(21).

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Book review: Come back to Afghanistan by Said Hyder Akbar (with Susan Burton) This book reveals the daily reality of war in Afghanistan through the eyes of an American teenager who spends three summers there inand Said Hyder Akbar, who grew up in affluent suburban California, had never been to Afghanistan.

In Come Back to Afghanistan, Hyder interweaves his personal journey―a teenager struggling with his identity in his parents' homeland―with a dramatic behind-the-scenes account of political and civilian life in post-Taliban Afghanistan.

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On 9/11, Akb. This is a book that leaves dust in your hair and blows sand into your teeth."-San Francisco Chronicle "Raw, honest and unnerving, the book is a grim reminder of Afghanistan's ongoing political struggles."-USA Today Said Hyder Akbar is currently a junior at Yale University in New Haven, CT.

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