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The kite runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present day. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy Afghan youth and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hosseini, Khaled.
Kite runner.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2003
(OCoLC)607004154
Online version:
Hosseini, Khaled.
Kite runner.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2003
(OCoLC)607658579
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 1573222453 9781573222457 9781594480003 1594480001 1585473634 9781585473632 9780385660075 0385660073 9780385665209 0385665202 9781400025466 140002546X
OCLC Number: 51615359
Description: 324 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.
Local System Bib Number:
106082
138241
138242

Abstract:

An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present day. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy Afghan youth and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is 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. It is also about the power of fathers over sons: their love, their sacrifices, and their lies.
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