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Coming back : diary of a mission to Afghanistan

Author: Edoardo Albinati
Publisher: London : Hesperus Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"March 2002: the repatriation of Afghan refugees begins. It is one of the largest migrations in history, an exodus of biblical proportions, yet this time people are not fleeing, but returning to their own country, where they find demolished houses, mined fields and no water supplies." "Edoardo Albinati spent four months in Afghanistan working in the UNHCR centres where the tide of returnees was at its peak. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Albinati, Edoardo.
Coming back.
London : Hesperus Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607442572
Named Person: Edoardo Albinati; Edoardo Albinati; Edoardo Albinati; Edoardo Albinati
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edoardo Albinati
ISBN: 1843919044 9781843919049
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
OCLC Number: 55899892
Notes: Translated from the Italian. Originally published as: Il ritorno. Milano : Arnoldo Mondadori, 2002.
Translation of: "Il ritorno : diario di una missione in Afghanistan."
Description: xii, 233 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Coming Back --
April 3 --
May 71 --
June 131 --
July 183.
Other Titles: Ritorno.
Responsibility: Edoardo Albinati ; translated by Howard Curtis.

Abstract:

"March 2002: the repatriation of Afghan refugees begins. It is one of the largest migrations in history, an exodus of biblical proportions, yet this time people are not fleeing, but returning to their own country, where they find demolished houses, mined fields and no water supplies." "Edoardo Albinati spent four months in Afghanistan working in the UNHCR centres where the tide of returnees was at its peak. He traveled around Kabul, Kandahar, the deserts and the rural areas in search of solutions to the problems of reintegrating refugees. The book - written with the zest of a diarist and peopled by a myriad unforgettable faces and stories - is the daily account of what he saw, heard and did (or tried to do) while hundreds of thousands of people struggling for survival rolled past in overcrowded trucks. It is a critical, impassioned reportage on a gigantic collective effort whose outcome is still highly uncertain."--BOOK JACKET.
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