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An unexpected light : travels in Afghanistan / Jason Elliot.

Elliot, Jason. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 copies at SC LENDS.

Current holds

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 915.81 Elliot, Jason (Text) 23687494 Adult NonFiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 915.8104 ELL (Text) 0530001931936 Adult NonFiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library 915.8104 Elliot, Jason (Text) 3010198795 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Williamsburg - Kingstree 915.8104 ELL (Text) 32955830129893 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch 915.8104 ELLIOT (Text) 33205006633651 Adult NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0312274599
  • ISBN: 9780312274597 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0312288468
  • ISBN: 9780312288464 (sc)
  • Physical Description: 473 p. : map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Picador USA ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2001.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: An Unexpected Light is the account of Jason Elliot's journey through Afghanistan, a country considered off-limits to travelers for twenty years. Aware of the risks involved, but determined to explore what he could of the Afghan people and culture, Elliot leaves the relative security of the capital, Kabul. He travels by foot and on horseback, and hitches rides on trucks that eventually lead him into the snowbound mountains of the North toward Uzbekistan, the former battlefields of the Soviet army's "hidden war." Here the forbidden beauty of the Afghan landscape kindles a moving recollection of the author's life ten years earlier, when, no more than a boy, he fought with the anti-Soviet mujaheddin resistance during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.
Subject: Elliot, Jason > Journeys > Afghanistan.
Afghanistan > Description and travel.
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