Before the Taliban: Living with War, Hoping for Peace

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IYNX Publishing., 2001 - History - 262 pages
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The women of Afghanistan, living in a country long plagued by war and displacement, have also had to struggle with a form of cultural and religious oppression that makes life immeasurably more difficult. The rise of Islamic fundamentalism severely cu

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Mary Sanders Smith born in Illinois divides her time between Grosse Pointe, Michigan, New York City, and northern Wisconsin and is the author of two previous collections of fiction. Her work has received many honors, including an award for fiction from PEN, Detroit Free Press and Detroit Public Library. Her fiction has been published in Arizona Quarterly, University of Michigan Literary Review, Lintel, Trimax Productions, National PBS, and her poetry in Calyx Press. Mary Sanders Smith runs the Classics Books Lecture Series for the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

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