Masood Farivar's Confessions of a Mullah Warrior PDF

By Masood Farivar

ISBN-10: 0802144543

ISBN-13: 9780802144546

ISBN-10: 0871139820

ISBN-13: 9780871139825

ISBN-10: 150128522X

ISBN-13: 9781501285226

Masood Farivar used to be ten years outdated whilst his adolescence in peaceable and wealthy Afghanistan was once shattered by way of the Soviet invasion of 1979. even supposing he was once born right into a lengthy line of spiritual and political leaders who had formed his nation’s background for hundreds of years, Farivar fled to Pakistan together with his kinfolk and got here of age in a madrassa for refugees. At eighteen, he defied his mom and dad and lower back domestic to affix the jihad, combating beside not just the Afghan mujahideen but in addition Arab and Pakistani volunteers. while the Soviets withdrew, Farivar moved to the United States and attended the celebrated Lawrenceville university and Harvard, and finally grew to become a journalist in manhattan. At a time while the conflict in Afghanistan is the focal point of renewed awareness, and its consequence is extra the most important than ever to our personal defense, Farivar attracts on his particular adventure as a local Afghan, a former mujahideen fighter, and an established U.S. resident to supply extraordinary perception into the continuing collision among Islam and the West. it is a visceral, clear-eyed, and illuminating memoir from an vital new voice at the international stage.

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