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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0812969820, Paperback)In this romantic adventure of wild Afghanistan, master storyteller James Michener mixes the allure of the past with the dangers of today. After an impetuous American girl, Ellen Jasper, marries a young Afghan engineer, her parents hear no word from her. Although she wants freedom to do as she wishes, not even she is sure what that means. In the meantime, she is as good as lost in that wild land, perhaps forever....
"An extraordinary novel....Brilliant."
THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Ellen Jaspar, an American girl, pampered constraints of her middle class family and married to a young Afghan engineer. "It took her to a remote and primitive land, and now it seemed that land had simply swallowed her up..."--Back cover.
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