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reviewed "Unmanned". July 13
"Unmanned" tells a story of what a person might do if they make a mistake and it costs the lives of others.      The psychological novel is a story of F1 fighter pilot, Darwin …
reviewed "Unmanned". July 13
"Unmanned" tells a story of what a person might do if they make a mistake and it costs the lives of others.      The psychological novel is a story of F1 fighter pilot, Darwin …
reviewed The Deep Zone. May 08, 2012
The Deep Zone
American soldiers in Afghanistan begin getting a deadly disease and a group of scientists are assembled to try to find a substance that could give a cure. It is located at the bottom of one of the world's …
reviewed The Deep Zone. March 15, 2012
The Deep Zone
Hallie is a scuba diving instructor and caver who used to work for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).  She had been let go for an alleged case of leaking classified information.  …
reviewed The Taliban Shuffle. November 13, 2011
The Taliban Shuffle
This is one person's chronicle of life as a newspaper reoprter in present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan. Evidently, even today, war has its humorous moments      The author was …
posted a Quick Tip about RAWA. December 11, 2010
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RAWA
RAWA (www.rawa.org) has been fighting for Afghan women's rights since 1977. In protest of the Taliban's strict rule, they went underground, literally, building schools and hospitals so that their …
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. October 01, 2010
The Kite Runner
This one really brought a different world and its issues into focus and brought them to life.
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. August 25, 2010
The Kite Runner
A powerful novel that is worth every second it takes to read it.
Massoud: An Intimate Portrait of the Legendary
I have somewhat mixed reactions to this portrait of Ahmad Shah Massoud.  On reflection I found it a worthwhile and rewarding read, particularly as it dispels myths perpetrated by others (such as …
posted a Quick Tip about A Thousand Splendid Suns. August 09, 2010
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Good but so dismal and punchguts in mood it doesn't have a lot of re-read value to me. If I want to remind myself of Afghani women's difficult lives, I'll prefer real women's stories.
reviewed Three Cups of Tea. July 23, 2010
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote
This is a true story about how a mountain climber having lost his way, is rescued by the people from an obscure and isolated village high in the mountains of Pakistan.  As Greg Mortenson was nursed …
posted a Quick Tip about Three Cups of Tea. July 19, 2010
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/world/asia/18tea.html?th&emc=th
reviewed The Kite Runner. July 15, 2010
The Kite Runner
The book starts of introducing 2 boys Amir and Hassan, the book revolves around the fact that Amir flies a kite and how when he win's how Hassan protects his kite. Amir win's his fathers affection …
posted a Quick Tip about Three Cups of Tea. July 15, 2010
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote
Inspiring. I heard Greg Mortenson speak at BYU last year and he is an incredible person.
reviewed The Kite Runner. July 14, 2010
The Kite Runner
  Even I–who usually tries to steer clear of the groupthink of bestseller lists and the like–was vaguely familiar with Hosseini and his book The Kite Runner. Its major selling …
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. July 13, 2010
The Kite Runner
I guess it was okay, but the narrative just seemed too clean... I didn't really like how everything is so perfectly resolved.
posted a Quick Tip about A Thousand Splendid Suns. July 13, 2010
A Thousand Splendid Suns
I can't believe this book is so low rated. It was wonderful and sad. The true life story of a a woman's struggle in the middle east kept me riveted.
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. July 13, 2010
The Kite Runner
Wonderful! A Thousand Splendid Suns by Hosseini was even better if that's possible!
posted a Quick Tip about A Thousand Splendid Suns. July 12, 2010
A Thousand Splendid Suns
The Kite Runner was definitely not a fluke! This guy can write! :) This book will make any American woman count her blessings while once again opening that curtain for us to peek into Afghan culture.
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. July 12, 2010
The Kite Runner
What an eye opener!!! This book gives great insight into middle eastern culture while telling a gripping and heart wrenching story. A must read.
posted a Quick Tip about A Thousand Splendid Suns. July 11, 2010
A Thousand Splendid Suns
His first book, Kite Runner, told such a horrific story that I was afraid to read his second book but I'm so glad I finally did. Also a story of hard lives, but with so much grace stemming from the relationship …
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. July 11, 2010
The Kite Runner
A hard book to read. Painful story but so well written.
posted a Quick Tip about Three Cups of Tea. July 08, 2010
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote
This should be mandatory reading of every high school student. You want to understand this poorly understood part of the world? Here is a good start.
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. July 08, 2010
The Kite Runner
Great book! Fantastic story and brilliant prose. A must read for anyone trying to undersstand Afganistan.
posted a Quick Tip about The Kite Runner. July 08, 2010
The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner was a nice experience as an audio book.
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