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This shall be a house of peace / Phil Halton

Halton, Phil, (author).

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  • 0 of 3 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Nakusp Public Library.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Nakusp Public Library FIC HAL (Text) 35160000760133 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-03-30
Fort St. James Public Library HAL (Text) 35196001022883 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-04-06
Vanderhoof Public Library PB GEN HAL (Text) 35193000348955 Adult Paperback Volume hold Checked out 2019-04-06

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781459742239 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 395 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Dundurn, 2019.

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"Chaos reigns in the wake of the collapse of Afghanistan's Soviet-backed government. In the rural, warlord-ruled south, a student is badly beaten at a checkpoint run by bandits. His mullah, who leads a madrassa for orphans left behind by Afghanistan's civil war, leads his students back to the checkpoint and forces the bandits out. His actions set in motion a chain of events that will change the balance of power in his country and send shock waves through history. Amid villagers seeking protection and warlords seeking power, the Mullah's influence grows. Against the backdrop of anarchy dominated by armed factions, he devotes himself to building a house of peace with his students - or, as they are called in Pashto, Taliban. Part intrigue, part war narrative, and part historical drama, This Shall Be a House of Peace charts their breathtaking ambition, transformation, and rise to power."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Taliban > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Afghanistan > Fiction.
Afghanistan > History > 1989-2001 > Fiction.
Afghanistan > Social conditions > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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