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A thousand splendid suns / Khaled Hosseini.

Hosseini, Khaled. (Author).
Book Book (2007.)
Description: 372 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.
39 of 45 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
3 of 3 copies available at Melrose.
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  • ISBN: 9781594489501
  • ISBN: 1594489505
  • ISBN: 9780743554435
  • ISBN: 0743554434
  • ISBN: 9781594483851
  • ISBN: 159448385X
Summary: 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 of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives--the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness--are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship. It is a striking, heart-wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love--a stunning accomplishment.
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice.


Hosseini, Khaled. "A thousand splendid suns." New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.

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