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  • After the Clarification, there was an improv comedy battle on campus, a fundraiser for a school in rural Pakistan, a wine tasting, and finally an all-campus barbecue, with music by a Peruvian trance choir.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • We used the Pakistani rupee, but the government of Pakistan could only intervene on foreign policy.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • …at Carnegie Hall.
    Like a crow swimming in milk,
    like a nose being hit by a mango
    like the crowd at the Royal-Thomian match,
    a womb full of twins, a pariah dog
    with a magpie in its mouth
    like the midnight jet from Casablanca
    like Air Pakistan curry,
    a typewriter on fire, like a spirit in the gas
     which cooks your dinner,
    like a hundred pappadans being crunched, like someone
    uselessly trying to light 3 Roses matches in a dark room,
    the clicking sound of a reef when you put…
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • The Middle East, with an emphasis on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day

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  • There was an array of white couches, a team of Pakistani workers arranging them in rows facing the stage.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • After coming in on one of Enrique’s many tireless interrogations about my father’s whereabouts —interrogations that often brought me close to tears; he might as well have been grilling me about the location of missile sites in Pakistan—she sent me out of the room and then in a controlled monotone put a stop to it ("Well I mean, obviously the boy doesn’t know where he is, the mother didn’t know either …. yes, I know you’d like to find him but clearly the man doesn’t want to be found,…
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Rulers of Eurasia from the Netherlands to Pakistan?
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • He lit a cigarette, one of the unfiltered Pakistani cigarettes he and Baba were always smoking.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Somewhere out in the darkness, to our starboard side, was the Pakistani city of Quetta, which used to be quite important when the Brits ran the place.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Still, it was a time of exodus, and many families from our neighborhood packed their things and left the country for either Pakistan or Iran, with hopes of resettling somewhere in the West.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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  • From time to time, Mammy showed her the old, crumpled newspaper clippings in it, and pamphlets that Ahmad had managed to collect from insurgent groups and resistance organizations headquartered in Pakistan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • For the next several months—from the summer of 2005 to the spring of 2006—I was deployed in the town of Khost, on the border of Afghanista’n and Pakistan.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • A missing Green Beret soldier had been rescued in the mountains of Pakistan.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • The company is run by two men called Mr. Perkin and Mr. Rashid Mr. Rashid is from Pakistan and very stern and always wants us to work faster.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Previously, Fischer had successfully guided one 8,000-meter mountain:* 26,400-foot Broad Peak in the Karakoram Range of Pakistan, in 1995.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • She stood looking at him, at the darkening, bloody sheets with vague consternation , her face was the face of a woman who hears on her radio that an earthquake has killed ten thousand people in Pakistan or Turkey.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • It was the Pakistani table, with a display sponsored by the Economics Club, detailing how the market for maunds (a Pakistani unit of measurement) of rice was falling.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • "I’ve been flying in northern Pakistan for forty years," he said, waggling his head, the subcontinent’s most distinctive gesture.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The local kids left him alone and instead terrorized a Pakistani family down the street.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • Mahtob and I admired long, bright Pakistani dresses; Moody bought them for us.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He reads about U.S. planes bombing Vietcong supply routes in Cambodia, Naxalites being murdered on the streets of Calcutta, India and Pakistan going to war.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • The information on the cart was from a variety of sources, but to Ryan the most significant were tactical radio intercepts from listening posts on the Pakistani border, and, he gathered, from inside Afghanistan itself.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • When his bouts of violence began to include the children, and the war with Pakistan began, Ammu left her husband and returned, unwelcomed, to her parents in Ayemenem.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • After 9/11, he and Kathy knew that many imaginations had run amok, that the introduction of the idea of "sleeper cells"—groups of would-be terrorists living in the U.S. and waiting, for years or decades, to strike—meant that everyone at their mosque, or the entire mosque itself, might be waiting for instructions from their presumed leaders in the hills of Afghanistan or Pakistan.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • 350 J O D I P I C OU LT There was an appeal that had been filed in the Supreme Court by the attorneys of a skinhead who’d written the word towelhead in white paint on the driveway of his employer, a Pakistani convenience store owner who’d fired him for being drunk on the job; some research about why the words under God had been added to the Pledge of Allegiance in i954 during the McCarthy era; and a stack of mail equally balanced between desperate souls who wanted me to fight on their…
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Or else a Muslim from Pakistan or India.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Cases of it had been stolen from NGOs in Afghanistan and the tribal areas of Pakistan.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • As for the British, India, Pakistan, and Israel, we are demanding their entire nuclear arsenals.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • And as an American Muslim of Pakistani descent, this attack is tearing me apart.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Lowe was born in Pakistan and educated at the Woodstock School in Mussoorie, India, but he chose a different path.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • I spent nine hours yesterday in conferences with the highest-level delegates for Russia, China, India, and Pakistan.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • But the First Lady, as the whole world knows from the many media accounts, is halfway around the globe on an official visit to India and Pakistan.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • She hires the real down-and-outs, immigrants from Russia or Pakistan, people who don’t speak any English, figuring she can get them cheap.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Imagine the outcry if the Pakistani or Indian governments were burning women alive at those rates.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • These failures have cast a dark shadow over humanity: two World Wars, countless civil wars, the senseless chain of assassinations — Gandhi, the Kennedys, Martin Luther King, Sadat, Rabin — bloodbaths in Cambodia and Nigeria, India and Pakistan, Ireland and Rwanda, Eritrea and Ethiopia, Sarajevo and Kosovo; the inhumanity in the gulag and the tragedy of Hiroshima.
    Elie Wiesel  --  The Perils of Indifference
  • …other countries, once things have evened out, they’re making cars in Bolivia and microwave ovens in Tadzhikistan and selling them here-once our edge in natural resources has been made irrelevant by giant Hong Kong ships and dirigibles that can ship North Dakota all the way to New Zealand for a nickel-once the Invisible Hand has taken all those historical inequities and smeared them out into a broad global layer of what a Pakistani brickmaker would consider to be prosperity-y’know what?
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Today the countries are Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh, but they’re going through exactly what my grandfather did almost a hundred years ago.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • We were plucked from our mountain valley in Swat, Pakistan, and transported to a brick house in Birmingham, England’s, second-biggest city.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • When I am in Pakistan, I find myself defending America, our way of life, and our government’s policies.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • One day last summer, my friend Rahim Khan called from Pakistan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • That put us due south of the Iranian border seaport of Gavater, where the Pakistan frontier runs down to the ocean.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Lourdes fired the Pakistani yesterday and she’ll be alone behind the counter today if she doesn’t get help.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • So I was born a proud daughter of Pakistan, though like all Swatis I thought of myself first as Swati and then Pashtun, before Pakistani.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The school system here is very different from the one we had in Pakistan.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He was born in Karachi, Pakistan, raised in Los Angeles, and moved to Florida about twelve years ago.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • I chose a pretty dress, a blue cotton Pakistani frock with long sleeves and a ruffle at the bottom.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Despite a lot of very angry tribal chiefs, Baluchistan is part of Pakistan and has been since the partition with India in 1947.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • In the subsequent years, they drifted together on the other side of the Pakistani border, reformed, and began their counteroffensive to retake Afghanistan.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • China has 107 males for every 100 females in its overall population (and an even greater disproportion among newborns), India has 108, and Pakistan has 111.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In Pakistan, we used to write long answers.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
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