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Kite Runner

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ISBN-10: 159463193X

ISBN-13: 9781594631931

Edition: 10th 2013

Authors: Khaled Hosseini

List price: $16.00
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The 10th anniversary edition of theNew York Timesbestseller and international classic loved by millions of readers.The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant,The Kite Runneris a beautifully crafted novel 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 an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies.A sweeping story of family, love, and friendship told against the devastating backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years,The Kite Runneris an…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682

Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on March 4, 1965. He received a bachelor's degree in biology from Santa Clara University in 1988 and a medical degree from the University of California-San Diego's School of Medicine in 1993. He was a practicing internist from 1996 to 2004. While in medical practice, he began writing his first novel, The Kite Runner, which was published in 2003. His other books include A Thousand Splendid Suns and And the Mountains Echoed. In 2006, he was named a Goodwill Envoy to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency. He established The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a nonprofit that provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan.