Young Voices of Afghanistan
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Hardcover, 9781599902876, 69pp.
Publication Date: October 14, 2008
Tony O'Brien is a photo journalist who has been to Afghanistan many times in his work for major publications such as Time and Life. Here, he and his brother-in-law, Mike Sullivan, interview children of all ages about their lives, their fears and their dreams. The children's voices and their images are haunting, illuminating and make for compulsive and compulsory reading.
About the Author
Tony O'Brien is a photo-journalist, and teaches photography at the college of Santa Fe. While on assignment he was imprisoned in an Afghan jail, but he went back to do the research for this book and captured incredible photos and stories.Michael Sullivan, Tony's brother-in-law and co-author, is a bush pilot and filmmaker, who accompanied Tony to Afghanistan, and did many of the interviews in the book.