A Thousand Splendid Suns
By (author) Khaled Hosseini
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Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Book DescriptionAfter 103 weeks on the "New York Times "bestseller list and with four million copies of "The Kite Runner" shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made "The Kite Runner "a beloved classic, "A Thousand Splendid Suns" is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul--they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, "A Thousand Splendid Suns" is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594489501
(236mm x 163mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Riverhead Books
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Las Montanas Hablaron, Paperback / softback (May 2016)
Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love and take care of one another.and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around families, Hosseini explores the many ways families nurture, wound, honor, and sacrifice for one another.
Kite Runner, Hardback (March 2013)
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Kite Runner (Arabic: Ada al Taera al Waraqeya), Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by Khaled Hosseini
A graphic novel adaption of the award-winning, internationally bestselling The Kite Runner
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Author Biography - Khaled Hosseini
Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and moved to the United States in 1980. He is the author of the" New York Times "bestsellers "The Kite Runner," "A Thousand Splendid Suns," and "And the Mountains Echoed." He is A U.S. Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations Refugee Agency, and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a nonprofit that provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan.
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