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A thousand splendid suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: After more than two years on the bestseller lists, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel of enormous contemporary relevance. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding-that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hosseini, Khaled.
Thousand splendid suns.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2007
(OCoLC)607530867
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 9781594489501 1594489505 9780743554435 0743554434 9781594483851 159448385X
OCLC Number: 85783363
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year Award 2008.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2009.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Reader's Digest Author of the Year Award 2008.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008.
Description: 372 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.

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The bestselling author of "The Kite Runner" returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel about the bond between two women in Afghanistan who are brought together by war, loss, and fate.  Read more...

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by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-05-28) Excellent Permalink

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini is a number one bestseller. It is published by Bloomsbury in paperback and its ISBN is 978074758297724. It is a wonderful romance story but also a powerful and sad insight into war and the carnage and chaos it causes. One cannot read this and be unmoved...
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by SusanneWaefler (WorldCat user published 2009-01-16) Good Permalink

Während Khaled Hosseini in seinem Buch "Drachenläufer" die Freundschaft zwischen zwei Knaben beschreibt, geht es in "Tausend strahlende Sonnen" um die Freundschaft zwischen zwei Frauen. Beide sind mit demselben Mann verheiratet. Die erste Ehefrau wuchs als uneheliches Kind in ärmlichen...
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