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Come from the Shadows

January 2012

"...a thought-provoking overview of the Afghanistan that Glavin discovered during several visits there, travelling "outside the wire" and talking to ordinary Afghans. It will change the way you have ever thought about Afghanistan."

Chronical-Herald, Jan 29, 2012
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January 2012

"...a strongly recommended study of the Afghan people and their attempts to determine their lot in life."

Library Bookwatch, Jan 29, 2012
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January 2012

"Glavin embraces the whole country with kindness, somewhat in awe of the courage and convictions of individuals who simply will not accept the negative assumptions that outsiders can bring to them and their country."

Globe & Mail, Jan 28, 2012
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November 2011

"[Glavin] provides an alternative to the usual Western media portrait, particularly of Afghan women, who rely on foreigners for security while boldly rebuilding their society." Come from the Shadows was chosen as a Great Reads for Fall 2011 by Ms. Magazine.

Ms Magazine, Nov 28, 2011
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November 2011

"What [Glavin] reports is not hateful, anti-Western spite perpetuated by 10 years of war and civilian casualties, but a sense of tentative optimism -- a better-than-before place where the people are beginning to find solace in an environment of peace brought by foreign soldiers."

The Martlet, Nov 3, 2011
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October 2011

"Journalist Terry Glavin’s book Come from the Shadows is an impassioned account of what we should know but don’t about Afghanistan."

Vancouver Sun, Oct 21, 2011
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October 2011

"Come From the Shadows is an ambitious book…[it] presents an authentic challenge to those who think Canada should cut and run."

Georgia Straight, Oct 10, 2011
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October 2011

"Glavin does his job well. The best parts of Come from the Shadows involve his travels in the country, often in the company the Abdulrahim Parwani, a remarkable Afghan-Canadian man, well drawn in Glavin’s text. We meet democrats, partisans, activists and scholars. Some are powerful, some simply brave."

Maclean's, Oct 6, 2011
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July 2011

"Glavin’s forensic demolition of pious myths about Afghanistan and fierce defence of liberal values is persuasive and exhilarating."

Ophelia Benson, co-author of Why Truth Matters, Jul 13, 2011
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June 2011

“The Afghan people have friends around the world who have courageously joined us in our fight for our freedom and civil liberties, but few have been as devoted to our cause as Terry Glavin. His journalism gives our silenced voices the power to be heard in the West.”

Fawzia Koofi, Afghan MP and author of Letters to My Daughters, Jun 27, 2011
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