The Resource A fort of nine towers, Qais Akbar Omar

A fort of nine towers, Qais Akbar Omar

Label
A fort of nine towers
Title
A fort of nine towers
Statement of responsibility
Qais Akbar Omar
Title variation
Fort of 9 towers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A carpet designer in Kabul describes his childhood before the Mujahedin took over, his family's struggle for survival after fleeing their home, and how his secret carpet factory provided both employment and education for neighbourhood girls
Summary
This memoir from a carpet designer in Kabul describes his childhood before the Mujahedin took over, being kidnapped, camping in caves and his employing neighborhood girls while teaching them literature and science in his secret shop under Taliban rule
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10171905
Cataloging source
DLC
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Omar, Qais Akbar
Dewey number
958.104092
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Omar, Qais Akbar
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Target audience
adult
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an Afghan childhood
Label
A fort of nine towers, Qais Akbar Omar
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781447229827
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16200996
  • 16200996
Label
A fort of nine towers, Qais Akbar Omar
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781447229827
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16200996
  • 16200996

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