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Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CLE

Ellis, Deborah

Summary: The first book in Deborah Elliss riveting Breadwinner series is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Talibans rule in Afghanistan. Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistans capital city. Parvanas father a history teacher until his school was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2000

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Berenson, Alex.

Summary: John Wells, an undercover operative for the CIA, travels to Kabul to investigate a drug trafficking operation that involves the agency, the military, and the Taliban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: After hard luck and heartbreak, Sunny finally finds a place to call home-in the middle of an Afghanistan war zone. There, the thirty-eight-year-old serves up her American hopitality to the expats who patronizer her coffee shop.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.6 ROD

Block, Lawrence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M BLO

Summary: Three men, three different paths, caught in conflict but brought together to save lives--a sniper, an intelligence officer and an Afghan warrior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC 2016

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Hensher, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEN

Hashimi, Nadia

Summary: Zeba's life is shattered when her husband is found brutally murdered. Zeba is arrested and jailed. With the fate of Zeba's life in his hands, Afghan-born, American-raised Yusuf discovers that, like Afghanistan itself, his client may not be at all what he imagines. A moving look at the lives of modern Afghan women, this is astonishing, frightening, and triumphant. From the author of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAS

Aslam, Nadeem.

Summary: Jeo and Mikal are foster brothers from a small town in Pakistan. Though they were inseparable as children, their adult lives have diverged: Jeo is a dedicated medical student, married a year; Mikal has been a vagabond since he was fifteen, in love with a woman he can't have. But when Jeo decides to sneak across the border into Afghanistan--not to fight with the Taliban against the Americans,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ASL

Michener, James A. (James Albert)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1963

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

Hosseini, Khaled.

Summary: Traces the unlikely friendship of a wealthy Afghan youth and a servant's son in a tale that spans the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy through the atrocities of the present day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HOS

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Hosseini

Hosseini, Khaled.

3 holds on 6 copies

Summary: An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HOS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P HOS

Giordano, Paolo

Summary: " From the bestselling author of The Solitude of Prime Numbers, a searing novel of war and the journey from youth into manhood. In Paolo Giordano's highly awaited new novel, a platoon of young men and one woman soldier leaves Italy for one of the mostdangerous places on earth. Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the Gulistan district of Afghanistan is nothing but an exposed sandpit scorched by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIO

Renehan, John

Summary: "A former Army Captain's gripping portrait of a fighting division holding a remote outpost in Afghanistan reminiscent of Apocalypse Now, The Yellow Birds, and Matterhorn .There were many valleys in the mountains of Afghanistan, and most were hard places where people died hard deaths. But there was only one Valley. Black didn't even know its proper name. But he knew about the Valley. It was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Adult 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

Harvey, Caroline.

Summary: Behind Alexia Langley stands the legacy of three remarkable and indomitable women. But Alexia, nervous and shy, is totally unsuited to the freewheeling, miniskirted swinging London of the 1960s- and not particularly good at anything but cooking. Betrayed by a greedy husband, she is forced to carve out a new life with her baby, Carly - and it is only the gift of a crumbling castle in Scotland...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Elliot, Jason

Summary: Under the expert guidance of an old-school hero and veteran of the elite British Special Air Service, MI6 agent Taverner prepares to enter Taliban-controlled Afghanistan to destroy a cache of the CIA's precious Stinger missiles before they can fall into the hands of al-Qaeda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Eulate, Ana A. de

Summary: A story of a little Afghan girl's dreams of peace

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cuento de Luz SL 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Eulate 2012

Hosseini, Khaled.

Summary: Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2007

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Hos

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HOS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Hosseini 2007

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: Afghan Air Force adviser Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson and his interpreter, Sergeant Major Sophia Gold, are reunited for a mission in Afghanistan. Following a devastating earthquake in the region, Parson and Gold find their aid and rescue efforts strained when a Taliban splinter group further destabilizes the area with deadly violence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC YOU

Thor, Brad.

Summary: The president enlists covert operative Scot Horvath to snatch a ruthless mastermind from an Afghan stronghold. When the Taliban kidnap a media mogul's daughter, they want to trade her for a top Al Quada operative. But the Afghans want to keep him until he's tried for his crimes. Yet as Horvath launches his rescue mission, he wonders if Jihadists have baited a clever trap that hides an even...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Thor 2009

Hosseini, Khaled.

Summary: A novel about how people love, how they take care of each other, and how choices made today can resonate through future generations. Author Khaled Hosseini gives listeners a multi-generational family story revolving around siblings and how they love, betray, hurt, honor, and would do anything for one another.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HOS

Kipling, Rudyard

Contents: The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling - King Solomon's mines / H. Rider Haggard - With Clive in India / G.A. Henty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prion 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: When the Afghan National Police training center in Kabul is attacked by jihadists, Major Michael Parson accompanies wounded soldiers on planes bound for Germany only to discover that several of the planes have been sabotaged.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU