OPIUM NATION: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: HarperPerennial, (2011). First edition - When reporter Fariba Nawa returned home to Afghanistan, after 20 years in the US, she discovers a country transformed by a multibillion-dollar drug trade. After decades of unbroken war, this is a country of poppy farmers, corrupt officials, expats, drug lords, and addicts. Among the stories she tells is that of a twelve-year-old child bride who was bartered to pay off her fathers opium debts. Notes, bibliography. Issued as a trade paperback original. 343 pp.
Condition: Near fine.