A Different Lens Afghanistan has been a haven for terrorists and a battlefield, but it also is a land of storytellers. The late author Indris Shah translated his homeland's ancient Sufi teaching stories for western audiences. Newly re-issued, Shah's children's books also offer insights and perspective for older folk. Lynn Neary reports.
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Afghanistan has been a haven for terrorists and a battlefield, but it also is a land of storytellers. The late author Indris Shah translated his homeland's ancient Sufi teaching stories for western audiences. Newly re-issued, Shah's children's books also offer insights and perspective for older folk. Lynn Neary reports.