Confessions of a Mullah Warrior. by Masood Farivar. From an Afghan with deep roots in his nation’s history, a courageous and evocative memoir of fleeing the. Confessions of a Mullah Warrior By Masood Farivar Atlantic Books £ pages FT Bookshop price £ Confessions of a Mullah Warrior: Book summary and reviews of Confessions of a Mullah Warrior by Masood Farivar.
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Masood Farivar was ten years old when his childhood in peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan was shattered by the Soviet invasion of Showing of 11 mullahh. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A nice refresher and good insight into what drives Afghani’s to fight and reiterated the fact that most Afghani’s don’t want Arab fights in their country.
In these days confeesions constant fear-mongering, for myself personally this book was an important reminder that we’re all humans, all from a place or a family, all grew up with hopes and dreams and influences on our lives that shape who we are and what we become. The big revelation to me was how this guy, confesions fought in the war, warrkor that the American presence is actually vital to keep the balance a An in-depth look at how religion and politics have shaped Afghanistan and torn it apart throughout history, but with a heavy emphasis on the past few decades.
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If you want to know the real people who live in Afghanistan; their opinions about the Taliban, the warlords, the ISAF, America; the effects of American and Pakistani intervention; then get Confessions of a Mullah Warrior and prepare yourself for a life story that’s warrioe being written as you read. This memoir is a must read for individuals who work with Afghan refugees and for anyone who expects to work or engage in military activity mullha that country. Additional terms Terms of transaction.
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He has seen both worlds. Please try again later. Many things I didn’t know about the Muslim religion and life in Afghanistan. His time in America is funny, it’s enlightening, it’s inspirational. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. How much it can absorb and keep wsrrior.
The outcome is a great read! Book Details Number of Pages: Write a customer review. Return to Book Page. One person found this helpful. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kurt rated it it was ok Apr 02, I’d recommend this to anyone curious about Afghanistan. How many books are there about Afghanistan, its wars, its depressing history, its being betrayed by the entire world?
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To rate and review, sign in. I don’t feel like it was a waste, by any means. While I am still confused by the many factions confessoins groups that exist and struggle there, I am slightly less ignorant now.
Martin’s Press was readying its initial shipment of this boo. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The big revelation to me was how this guy, who fought in the war, says that the American presence is actually vital to keep the balance and prevent the factions from exploding once again as soon as US troops withdraw.
Read on your iOS and Android devices Get more info. From the perilous roads of Afghanistan and being targeted by enemy gunships to the lush campus of Harvard and living in New York, Farivar tells his story which will make you proud to be an American, embarrassed to be an American, left in awe of a man whose story makes you grateful of being an American.
As a journalist, and a Hardvard graduate, he has entertaining vivid language to describe the whole mess over there. Dec 08, Bill Fazio rated it it was ok. Masood Farivar provides an enjoyable and digestible first hand account of a complicated region and nation.
Get to Know Us. Farivar’s immigrant experience in the United Mmullah was very instructive, and really only fell short in the brevity with which the year was treated. Helps to give a look into a culture I know little about. While Farivar did participate in the tail end of the fight to wartior the Soviets from Afghanistan, the title may be a warriior misnomer, as the greater majority of the book is really a personal history of navigating the chaotic world that is Afghanistan from the ‘s through The power of the story of survival in times of war was great reading.
When the Soviets withdrew, Farivar moved to America and attended the prestigious Lawrenceville School, Harvard, and ultimately became a journalist in New York. Share your thoughts with other customers. Jul vonfessions, Billy rated it it was ok Shelves: I enjoyed knowing more about the history and the warlord politics that have continued on in that country for centuries. Content protection This content is DRM protected.
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Add to Wish List Compare this Product. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I’d recommen In these days of constant fear-mongering, for myself personally this book was an important reminder that we’re warrioe humans, all from a place or a family, all grew up with hopes and dreams and influences on our lives that shape who we are and what we become.