An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved the World

Vollmann, William T.

Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1992
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Flat SIGNED by William Vollmann on the title page. Additionally, the author has sketched a quick facial drawing on the bibliography page (facing the title page). The volume is gently rolled on the spine tail. The unclipped dust jacket, sleeved in mylar, has very light edge wear. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Recounting his journey through war-torn Afghanistan, the author of You Bright and Risen Angels describes the orphans, refugees, guerilla leaders, bureaucrats, corrupt officials, and has-been politicians in the region.

About the Author: WILLIAM T. VOLLMANN is the author of ten novels, three collections of stories, and many volumes of non-fiction, including a seven-volume inquiry into whether and how violence may be justified, Rising Up and Rising Down, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His novel Europe Central won the National Book Award in 2005. Into the Forbidden Zone: A Trip Through Hell and High Water in Post-Earthquake Japan was published last year by Byliner. He is the editor of The Best American Travel Writing 2012. The Dying Grass, the fifth book in Vollmann's "Seven Dreams" series, will be published in 2013. He lives in California.

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Title: An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved...
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication Date: 1992
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.

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