Caravans: a novel
In the years immediately following World War II, a young American woman, married and living in Afghanistan against her parents' wishes, suddenly and mysteriously disappears. Michener's magnificent novel combines historical fact with a gripping adventure of romance, danger, and intrigue as it follows the story of the military man who is assigned the task of finding and returning the young woman to her distraught family. Caravans captures the tension of the postwar period, the sweep of Afghanistan's remarkable history, the allure of the past, and the inescapable pull of the future.--From publisher description.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Novak - LibraryThing
A wonderful tale of an American girl in Afghanistan in the aftermath of WW2. A wonderful work that is yet to reach it’s full potential among worldwide readers. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CindaMac - LibraryThing
One of my favorites. I first read this as an adventure story in my early 2o's. It is an interesting take on Afghanistan and nomads 60 yrs ago and pertinent today. Read full review