Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan


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St. Martins Press-3PL
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5.48 X 0.8 X 8.25 inches | 0.85 pounds
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About the Author

Ann Jones is the author of eight books, including Women Who Kill, Next Time She'll Be Dead, and Looking for Lovedu. An authority on women and violence, her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation.


"A work of impassioned reportage, a sympathetic observer's damage assessment of a country torn apart by warlords, religious fanatics, and ill-advised superpower conflicts dating back more than a century . . . Eloquent and persuasive." --The New York Times

"[A] potent and disturbing new book." --O, The Oprah Magazine

"Often I felt a desire to thank Jones for shining a flashlight on a corner of human experience still so shrouded in shadow." --The Christian Science Monitor

"We meet many remarkable people in this angry, eloquent book, but none more remarkable than Jones herself." --Harper's

"[An] illuminating and complex book." --Entertainment Weekly

"Jones's book gathers power as it goes on . . . and some of her descriptions approach poetry." --The Washington Post

"Chilling . . . Jones's impressions are vividly rendered. . . . This achingly candid commentary brings the country's sobering truths to light." --Booklist

"Jones focuses particularly on Afghan women, whose lives are often permeated by violence. Her sharp eye and quick wit enable vivid writing." --Publishers Weekly

"A passionate--often grim--account of a country and a people trying to find peace after decades of war." --Kirkus Reviews