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

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