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The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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Now a Major Motion Picture titled Whiskey Tango Foxtrot starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, and Billy Bob Thornton. From tea with warlords in the countryside to parties with drunken foreign correspondents in the "dry" city of Kabul, journalist Kim Barker captures the humor and heartbreak of life in post-9/11 Afghanistan and Pakistan in this profound and darkly comic memoir. As Barker grows from awkward newbie to seasoned reporter, she offers an insider's account of the region's "forgotten war" at a time when all eyes were turned to Iraq. Candid, self-deprecating, and laugh-out-loud funny, Barker shares both her affection for the absurdities of these two hapless countries and her fear for their future stability.
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Street Date:
03/22/2011
Language:
English
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9780307881168
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Kim Barker. (2011). The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Unabridged Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

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Kim Barker. 2011. The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

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Kim Barker, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2011.

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Kim Barker. The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Unabridged Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2011.

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