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The kite runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises that one day he must return to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to find  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 9781526604743 1526604744 9781408824856 140882485X 9780747566533 0747566534 9780747588948 0747588945 9780747594888 0747594880 9780747590033 0747590036 9781408845479 1408845474 9781594481772 1594481776 9781408891339 1408891336 0747566992 9780747566991 0747566526 9780747566526 1594480001 9781594480003 1573222453 9781573222457 9781526604736 1526604736
OCLC Number: 1088877403
Notes: First published: 2003.
First published in 2003.
Awards: Winner of Reading Group Book of the Year 2007
Winner of BookScan Gold Awards 2007
Description: 343 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.


Presents a story about a young boy's quest for redemption.  Read more...


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'Hosseini's ability to reach the core ofexperiences of love and loss places him in the company of such fine chroniclers of the new America as Chang-rae Lee. The Kite Runner is a first novel of Read more...

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