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Published: Sunday, 3/10/2013

Book Marks: Dr. S. Amjad Hussain


Retired Toledo surgeon general Dr. S. Amjad Hussain, a Blade columnist and author of a number of books, has been given the Abasin Arts Council Annual literary award in his native Peshawar, Pakistan.

The award is for his 2012 Urdu-language book Bhakri Manzil, which he co-authored with his sister, Suraya Shah, and it chronicles 300 years of their family history.

Abasin Arts Council is a semi-government cultural and literary institution in Pukhtunkhwa province. Dr. Hussain also received the award in 1994 for his Urdu-language book A City of My Desires.

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