Friday, June 24, 2011

Thunder over Kandahar

By: Sharon E. McKay

Genre: Fiction- Cultural

Location: FIC MCK

A powerful novel of enduring friendship set amid the terror and chaos of present-day Afghanistan.
Best friends Tamanna and Yasmin cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan village;however, their dreams for the future are shattered when the Taliban burn down the school and threaten the teacher and students with death. Tamanna faces an arranged marriage with an older man, and the Taliban target Yasmin's family- the girls realise that they must flee....

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