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An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved the World

William T. Vollmann

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ISBN 10: 0374101051 / ISBN 13: 9780374101053
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed. First Edition. First edition. Signed bg the author on the half-title page. Fine copy, no marks, etc, in very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000065526

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Title: An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved...

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Recounting his journey through war-torn Afghanistan, the author of You Bright and Risen Angels describes the orphans, refugees, guerilla leaders, bureaucrats, corrupt officials, and has-been politicians in the region.

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WILLIAM T. VOLLMANN is the author of ten novels, three collections of stories, and many volumes of non-fiction, including a seven-volume inquiry into whether and how violence may be justified, Rising Up and Rising Down, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His novel Europe Central won the National Book Award in 2005. Into the Forbidden Zone: A Trip Through Hell and High Water in Post-Earthquake Japan was published last year by Byliner. He is the editor of The Best American Travel Writing 2012. The Dying Grass, the fifth book in Vollmann's "Seven Dreams" series, will be published in 2013. He lives in California.

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