The Lost Kingdom: Memoir of an Afghan Prince

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His Royal Highness Prince Ali Seraj, a member of the royal family of Afghanistan, brings four decades of history to life—from the Cold War era when his famed nightclub in Kabul was a hotspot for global celebrities, jetsetters, and spies, to the communist Soviet takeover that killed members of his family, put a price on Prince Ali’s head, and forced him to make a harrowing escape from his homeland in disguise with his American wife and family.

Prince Seraj’s intimate and historic portrait of modern Afghanistan tells the inside story of a proud, ancient culture grappling with a turbulent history of invasion and transformation. His passionate and adventure-filled story opens a new door to understand a nation irrevocably linked to the stability and prosperity of Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and to the United States.

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Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan is the founder of the Prince Ali Seraj Institute for Peace and Reconstruction (www.pasi.one/). Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, he is a descendant of twelve generations of Afghan kings. Seraj attended the University of Connecticut and holds dual U.S./Afghan citizenship. He is a sought-after speaker on Afghanistan and serves as an independent consultant on policy matters to government officials and organizations.

 

ACCOLADES:

Honorary Knighthood, Grand Commander, from Knights Templars for charitable work performed in Afghanistan.

Recipient of the Medal of Commander in the Order of the Star of the Italian Solidarity from the president and foreign minister of Italy for rescuing an Italian photojournalist from the Taliban.

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Publisher
Post Hill Press
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Published on
Nov 21, 2017
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Pages
351
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ISBN
9781682615195
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
History / Military / Afghan War (2001-)
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