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I SEE THE SUN IN AFGHANISTAN by Dedie King
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2011

A low-key picture of a child's life in Bamiyan, at the moment one of the war-torn country's quieter areas.

Though present in a wistful, ex-soldier uncle who has lost his legs and the arrival of a family of cousins who have lost their home, the war seems far away to young Habiba as she describes a day's routines. Read full book review >