Books by Said Hyder Akbar

Said Hyder Akbar is currently a college student. He is also the co-director and founder of his own non-governmental organization, Wadan Afghanistan, which has rebuilt schools and constructed pipe systems in rural Kunar province. He is now twenty.

Released: Nov. 10, 2005

"An exceedingly, commendably unique eyewitness account of a country in transition, told by a charming young narrator."
What did you do over summer vacation? Akbar spent his—actually three of them—in Kunar, Afghanistan, with his father, a repatriated Afghan who happened to be tight with President Hamid Karzai. Read full book review >