Books tagged: afghanistan

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The Conquest of Oila
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction of US militarism in Iraq and greater Oila.
Nazar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
Empire and War
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Price: Free! Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.
Terrorists and Freedom Fighters
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Price: Free! Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to terrorism.
The Many Roads to Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Originally an English textbook for Japanese university students, "The Many Roads to Japan" tells the story of the adventures of a Vietnam War conscientious objector who had to follow many twists and turns in his life journey before finding his niche in Japan. Suitable for low intermediate and above students. Excellent resource for peace studies. Good story for native speakers of English, too.
Captain Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Romance
This is an audio script. A young British special forces soldier is blinded in Afghanistan. Luckily for him he meets a very special kind of nurse. One who's prepared to do everything a woman can to help a man fight his own despair. But has she found the key to a whole new life for him, a career beyond belief?
The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
Night Vision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Afghanistan - present day. Soldiers Taylor, Briggs and Maluski of the 10th Mountain division have a tough job to do. A mission. When a sandstorm suddenly strikes out of nowhere, everything changes, including the world they live in. A new paranormal thriller by Rye Dano author of The Backup.
Afghan Journal: A Soldier's Year in Afghanistan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Journey to a remote corner of Afghanistan with Sergeant First Class Jeff Courter, as he leaves his civilian family life in Chicago and trains Afghan Border Police to defend their own turf. Learn how the U.S. Army struggles to bring stability to a region where fear and poverty rule. And discover how one man searches his soul to reconcile the personal, professional and spiritual challenges of war.
Operation 1420
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Operation 1420 was launched along with other plots at the first meeting in 1989 of the al Qaeda Shura Council. A month later on patrol in the Persian Gulf testing new surveillance gear a secret team aboard the destroyer USS John Young uncovers the plan to snatch Kashmiri youth and train them as highly skilled techno-bombers to attack security, financial and air traffic computer systems.