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Earth and Ashes

by Rahimi, Atiq

Condition: Fine /Fine


Harcourt. Hardcover. 0151006989 American first edition, first printing. Published by Harcourt in 2002. Virtually no wear to the jacket! ! ! Jacket is neatly price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. The book itself is in Near Fine condition with no bumps or marks. Pages are clean and white. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage. All books are marked down 35% until February 1, 2019. Start stocking up now! . Fine. 2002. First Edition.

Born in Kabul in 1962, Atiq Rahimi was seventeen years old when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. He fled to Pakistan during the war and eventually applied and was granted political asylum in France in 1984. Studying at the Sorbonne, he received a doctorate in audio-visual communications. After the fall of the Taliban in 2002, Rahimi returned to Afghanistan where he filmed an adaptation of Earth and Ashes . There he has become renowned as a maker of documentary and feature films, and as a writer. The film of Earth and Ashes was in the Official Selection at Cannes in 2004 and won a number of prizes. Since 2001 Rahimi has returned to Afghanistan a number of times to set up a Writers' House in Kabul and offer support and training to young. His novel The Patience Stone (Other Press) won the Prix Goncourt in 2008.


  • Bookseller: The Book Scouts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8502089
  • Title: Earth and Ashes
  • Author: Rahimi, Atiq
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0151006989
  • ISBN 13: 9780151006984
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2002


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