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Ann Jones explores the lives of people left behind after the long series of (and continuing) war in Afghanistan. She also provides the political background of the present tragic state of affairs the affect the women and children who try to survive in Kabul. But, in short, I would recommend this book to anyone who seeks to understand the state of Afghanistan and the foreign elements who both try to improve and destroy this magnificent country. This book covers just enough of the Afghani experience to introduce the Western reader to a very different cultural context that most Westerners (myself included) could not begin to fathom without the author's vivid and interpretive assistance.
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Ann Jones, writer and photographer, is the author of seven previous books, including War Is Not Over When It's Over, Kabul in Winter, Women Who Kill, and Next Time She'll Be Dead
Ann Jones, writer and photographer, is the author of seven previous books, including War Is Not Over When It's Over, Kabul in Winter, Women Who Kill, and Next Time She'll Be Dead. Since 9/11, Jones has worked with women in conflict and post-conflict zones, principally Afghanistan, and reported on their concerns. An authority on violence against women, she has served as a gender adviser to the United Nations. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation.
Ann Jones is the author of eight books, including Women Who Kill, Next Time She'll Be Dead, and Looking for Lovedu. An authority on women and violence, her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation. Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan.
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Ann Jones takes up the human side of the war in Afghanistan. I was compelled to read this book because pretending its content doesn't exist is impossible
Ann Jones takes up the human side of the war in Afghanistan. She deftly intertwines history with her own experience teaching English in Kabul and writes a book that is both gripping and profoundly moving. It also tackles the vexing issue of humanitarian aid and why sometimes our best efforts don't succeed. Winter in Kabul is a brave book. I was compelled to read this book because pretending its content doesn't exist is impossible. Kabul in Winter is essential reading for anyone who thinks of themselves as a humanitarian. Not for the faint of heart. com User, April 8, 2006.
In December 2002, Ann Jones flew to Afghanistan and volunteered her services to a small charity. Kabul in Winter" is three things at once. It is, in its own way, a travel book. It was a year after the United States, in hot pursuit of Osama bin Laden, had ended its bombing of the countryside. Somehow I felt obliged to try to help pick up the pieces," writes Jones, a journalist and the author of "Women Who Kill. Jones, a keen observer, captures her surroundings in crisp vignettes, some appalling, others quite comic.
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Ann Jones talked about her book, published by Metropolitan Books. She described her trip to Afghanistan in 2002 where she volunteered as an aid worker in prisons and schools and taught English to Kabul’s educators. Ms. Jones recounted her interaction with Afghan women and described them as runaway child brides and victims of rape and physical violence. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions. Ann Jones talked about her book Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan, published by Metropolitan Books.
Life Without Peace in Afghanistan. Praise for Kabul in Winter. A work of impassioned reportage, a sympathetic observer's damage assessment of a country torn apart by warlords, religious fanatics, and ill-advised superpower conflicts dating back more than a century. Eloquent and persuasive.