Very interesting insight on the political upheaval in Afghanistan. Amazing job of capturing the innocence that still exists within all the chaos that has dominated headlines.
This book is written in an effort to increase the understanding of a nation that has been misunderstood for centuries. This special book will highlight how Afghanistan’s traditional social
system has been weakened and undetermined by invasions and external interferences.
A memoir to be thankful for! Lost Decency captures a side of the story few know about. It has a compassionate approach, and yet details the true love and pride in being an Afghan.
An uplifting story of courage, love, and compassion. A sense of sincerity drives the book.
An insightful book that conveys the spirit of Afghanistan and the tragedy of human innocence lost to uncontrollable forces. Lost Decency offers a rare glimpse into the pain and struggles of many people inside and outside of Afghanistan today.
Lost Decency reveals how millions of innocent people around the world can easily fall victim to the decisions of a few people that continue to ignore the will of ordinary human beings.
This particular memoir will strike people’s interest. It will provide a tool for healing the scarred and scattered impressions of a beautiful nation.
Lost Decency covers almost fifty years of Afghan history as told through Atta’s experiences. This memoir is rich in details about Afghan life before and after 9/11.
Author shares his people’s turbulent journey to escape their war torn country. Every refugee’s story deserves to be heard, but there is something thrilling and inspiring about Atta’s detailed real-life stories of a once peaceful nation turned into one of the deadliest and most dangerous places in the world.
In Lost Decency, Atta manages to be humorous and heartbreaking, hopeless, and triumphant all at once as he details the resilience of his people and their innocence.
People in the west have wondered particularly since 9/11 about the Afghan connection, but this book explains the tumultuous history of Afghanistan and makes people aware of a country that is often misunderstood.
Lost Decency must be made available as textbook in American and European schools. It provides meaningful history of not only Afghanistan, but provides an excellent overview of social and political aspects as well as disadvantages of the underdeveloped countries that fall victim t corruption and greed.
People in the west will truly appreciate this book as it provides unbiased realities that not only impact the people of Afghanistan, but the loss of thousands of American troops and billions of wasted dollars.
As the first account of events during last forty years in Afghanistan, this book certainly opens eyes to several issues.
Too often, we assume that we already know the ugly history of a nation. Only when it is told through personal terms, does it begin to take on a personal meaning. Lost Decency is vivid account. Many see dark images and hear horrific stores about Afghanistan, but Lost Decency provides an alternative look.
Everyone in the world needs to read this book. It's one of those must-reads! An absolute necessity! You need it to better understand the cruelties and dangers of our world and to perhaps try to prevent such draconian atrocities and separation of innocent human beings from their motherlands.
Lost Decency should be read in social studies classes. It shows what aggression and displacement of innocent people really is and how it affects people. When you get into it, you won’t put it down. It is a good book and I would suggest it to most people.
This first hand perspective and political commentary make this not only a great book, but also a historical document. This is for the students who are sophisticated readers and have an interest in other cultures. It also poses a great read for the
The book is an amazing story of survival and suffering. It also gives an insider’s view of the issues within Afghanistan’s political leadership and how that may impact relations going forward. The book provides a real picture of concern over the direction that the country is headed toward.
Lost Decency gives a view into another world. A view that many know nothing about! The refugee life is very much an eye opener. I wouldn't necessarily refer this to you unless you were curious like me.
Lost Decency may sound like a personal story, but in reality it is a historical document and account of amazing social aspects of life and changes taken place in Afghanistan.
Lost Decency masterfully chronicles actual details of events and shows readers how the people of Afghanistan have suffered. Lost Decency shows how strong and impenetrable the spirit of the Afghan people is.