This shall be a house of peace / Phil Halton
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|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|
- ISBN: 9781459742239 (paperback)
- Physical Description: 395 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Dundurn, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019.
"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.
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