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The kite runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to th represent, [this is a] story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul. [It] is a novel about friendship, betrayal, and the price of loyalty. It is about the bonds between fathers and sons, and the power fathers overs sons - their love, their sacrifices, and their lies. [The novel] describes the rich culture and beauty of a land in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
OCLC Number: 53905330
Notes: Originally published: New York : Riverhead Books, ©2003.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.

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Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to th represent, [this is a] story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul. [It] is a novel about friendship, betrayal, and the price of loyalty. It is about the bonds between fathers and sons, and the power fathers overs sons - their love, their sacrifices, and their lies. [The novel] describes the rich culture and beauty of a land in the process of being destroyed. But with the devastation, [the author of this novel] also gives us hope: through the novel's faith in the power of reading and storytelling, and in the possibilities he shows for redemption.-Dust jacket.

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