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The kite runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2012, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Riverhead books pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This novel is an epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, it is set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 1594480001 9781594480003
OCLC Number: 796754579
Notes: Includes afterword by the author and readers guide.
Description: xii, 371, [10] pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.

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This novel is an epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, it is set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also about the power of fathers over sons, their love, their sacrifices, their lies.

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