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Seierstad, Asne

Summary: Sultan Khan supplied the people of Kābol with books in defiance of the Communist Party and the Taliban. He was imprisoned by the Communists and stood by reluctantly as the illiterate Taliban soldiers burned his books in the street. The author, Åsne Seierstad, spent four months with Khan and his family observing how his books became a symbol of freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1 Seier

Seierstad, Asne

Summary: The Norwegian journalist provides a portrait of a committed Muslim man and his family living in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.104 Seierstad

Seierstad, Asne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7103 SEI

Seierstad, Åsne

Summary: "On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outside the Norwegian prime minister's office in central Oslo, killing eight people. He then proceeded to a youth camp on the wooded island of Utøya, where he killed sixty-nine more, most of them teenage members of the country's governing Labour Party. In [this book], the journalist Åsne Seierstad tells the story of this terrible day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 948.1 SEI

Seierstad, Åsne

Summary: This the daily life of a middle-class family in Kabul, the family of Sultan Khan, a bookseller in Kabul. Sultan has lived through several represive regimes, all of which burned and censored his books. Now with the Taliban gone, he is free to pursue his business and his dreams of turning his large collection into a library for Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 SEI

Seierstad, Åsne

Summary: Provides a narrative of life in Iraq just before, during, and after the American invasion of March 2003, presenting the opinions and experiences of ordinary Iraqis attempting to carry on some semblance of normal life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 SEI