Opening Lines: 'A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story,' by Qais Akbar Omar

  • Updated: April 11, 2013 - 4:37 PM

Qais Akbar Omar spent his boyhood in Kabul. When the war broke out, the family fled. Omar and his father returned and were kidnapped. His memoir begins like this:

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