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The Sewing Circles of Herat A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan by Christina Lamb

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


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Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7277293M
ISBN 100060505273
ISBN 109780060505271

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