Caravans Author:James A. Michener First Printing: From the flyleaf of the dust jacket: — Ellen Jaspar, native of Dorset, Pennsylvania, recently married to an Afgan engineer, has not been heard from for thirteen months. The job of finding her falls to a young member of the staff of the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan - Mark Miller, who is the narrator of this extraordinary ... more »novel. The time: March, 1946
This is a sensitive assignment, requiring tact and patience, but apparently unexciting. His search, however. involves Mark Miller in a series of unexpected and perilous adventures, and takes him to wild and remote parts of the ancient kingdom.....« less
An early novel from James Michener and a very interesting one. This provides an look at Afghanistan that existed what seems a long time past and we realize that the time period is not even a century ago. Dated? Yes but still a very good story from a great storyteller.