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Earth and Ashes (2000) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

When the Soviet Army arrives in Afghanistan, the elderly Dastaguir witnesses the destruction of his village and the death of his clan. His young grandson Yassin, deaf from the sounds of the bombing, is one of the few survivors. The two set out through an unforgiving landscape, searching for the coal mine where Murad, the old man's son and the boy's father, works. They reach their destination only to learn that they must wait and rely for help on all that remains to them: a box of chewing tobacco, some unripe apples, and the kindness of strangers.

Original title: Khâkestar-o-khâk
Original languages: Dari

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: Earth and Ashes

Earth and Ashes (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Erdağ M. Göknar
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Manifested in:

Earth and Ashes (November 1, 2002)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
ISBN: 0151006989
Dimensions: 4.5 x 74 x 0.5
Pages: 96

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