Publisher description for The bookseller of Kabul / Asne Seierstad ; translated by Ingrid Christophersen.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog

Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.

This mesmerizing portrait of a proud man who, through three decades and successive repressive regimes, heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Kabul has elicited extraordinary praise throughout the world and become a phenomenal international bestseller. The Bookseller of Kabul is startling in its intimacy and its details - a revelation of the plight of Afghan women and a window into the surprising realities of daily life in today's Afghanistan.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Khan family.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Afghanistan -- Kabul.
Seierstad, ÍAsne, -- 1970- -- Travel -- Afghanistan -- Kabul.