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  • A Fort of Nine Towers : An Afghan Family Story
    Qais Akbar Omar
    Paperback: 04/08/2014
     
    With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in ...
  • Joseph Anton : A Memoir
    Salman Rushdie
    Paperback: 09/10/2013
     
    How do a writer and his family live with the threat of murder for more than nine years? How does he go on ...
  • I Shall Not Hate : A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity
    Izzeldin Abuelaish
    Paperback: 01/17/2012
     
    The extraordinary, riveting story of a Palestinian doctor who, rather than seek revenge after witnessing his ...
  • It's Easier to Reach Heaven Than the End of the Street : A Jerusalem Memoir
    Emma Williams
    Paperback: 12/08/2009
     
    A deeply affecting memoir and a unique contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
  • My Guantanamo Diary : The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me
    Mahvish Khan
    Paperback: 06/22/2009
     
    Outraged that her country was illegally imprisoning people at Guantanamo, Mahvish Khan volunteered to ...
  • Kabul Beauty School : An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
    Deborah Rodriguez, Kristin Ohlson
    Paperback: 12/18/2007
     
    Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering...
  • Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time
    David O. Relin, Greg Mortenson
    Paperback: 01/30/2007
     
    The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-...

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