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A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan by Nelofer Pazira Tells the True Story Behind Kandahar (2003)

A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan by Nelofer Pazira Tells the True Story Behind Kandahar (2003)In A Bed of Red Flowers, author Nelofer Pazira recounts her experiences as a member of a respected family in 1970s Afghanistan and in the ensuing decades. As the social and political atmosphere deteriorates, the family's once-beloved city becomes a desperate place devoid of hope and bent on simple... Read More »

In Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne, Author Ronald L Davis Humanizes a Western Icon

In Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne, Author Ronald L Davis Humanizes a Western IconRonald L. Davis covers the popular image of John Wayne, then reveals what's behind the scenes that fans never saw. He reveals an insecure workoholic whose personal life was entirely at odds with his typical on-screen... Read More »