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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search  of a Hidden  Resistance in Afghanistan by  Jenny Nordberg - First Edition - 2014 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.com

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan

by Nordberg, Jenny

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


U.S.A: Crown Publishers, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. An investigative Journalist writes about what it means to be a girl in Afghanistan--the birth of a boy is celebrated; the birth of a girl is viewed as a misfortune. And--a "bacha posh", translated from Dari as "dressed up like a boy" is a third kind of child, temporarily raised as a boy and presented to the world as such. Vivid characters bring this story to life. Binding of black half cloth with gilt titles, ivory paper-wrapped boards, very clean, spotless, unmarked, lower corners bumped; tight, solid & square. Rough cut. Internals ans page edges quite clean, no marks of any kind, no creases. Clean jacket is unclipped, faintg wear to some extremities. 350 pages with Notes and Index. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 2014, Crown Publishers, USA

JENNY NORDBERG is an award-winning journalist based in New York. A correspondent and columnist for Swedish national newspaper  Svenska Dagbladet , she has a long record of investigative reports for, among others,  The New York Times , where she also contributed to a series that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. In 2010, she was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism for a television documentary on Afghan women. She is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).


  • Bookseller: The Parnassus BookShop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 023936
  • Title: The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
  • Author: Nordberg, Jenny
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0307952495
  • ISBN 13: 9780307952493
  • Publisher: Crown Publishers
  • Place: U.S.A
  • Date published: 2014
  • Keywords: GENDER IDENTITY AFGHANISTAN SOCIAL CONDITIONS MALE IMPERSONATORS
  • Bookseller catalogs: History. Middle East;


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