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A thousand splendid suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.
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Genre/Form: Culture & diversity
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 9780747585893 074758589X 9780747593775 0747593779
OCLC Number: 179774064
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year Award 2008
Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2009
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Reader's Digest Author of the Year Award 2008
Description: 419 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.

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