The Taliban Cricket Club
A NovelDownloadable Audiobook - 2012
Rukhsana is a spirited young journalist in Afghanistan. She takes care of her ill, widowed mother and her younger brother, but when she is summoned to the infamous Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, their quiet, tenuous way of life is shattered.There, the malevolent minister, Zorak Wahidi, announces that the Taliban has found a new way to pursue the diplomatic respect it has long been denied: cricket. On the world stage of sports, the Taliban will prove they are a fair and just regime. Rukhsana and several other journalists are to report that a tournament will be held to determine who will play for Afghanistan. Anyone can put together a team. Women are forbidden to play. The winners will travel to Pakistan to train, then go on to represent Afghanistan around the world.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2012
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file (10 hr., 59 min., 23 sec.) : digital