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The kite runner / Khaled Hosseini.

Hosseini, Khaled. (Author).
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  • 65 of 77 copies available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Athens Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Athens-Clarke County Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1594480001
  • ISBN: 9781594480003
  • ISBN: 1573222453
  • ISBN: 9781573222457
  • Physical Description: x, 372 pages ; 21 cm x, 371 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2004, ©2003.

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Summary, etc.: 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. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy 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, and it is also about the power of fathers over sons-their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
Target Audience: 840 Lexile.
Awards: A San Francisco Chronicle best book of the year, 2003
Subject: Kites > Competitions > Afghanistan > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Afghanistan > Fiction.
Kabul (Afghanistan) > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Afghanistan > Social conditions > 20th century > Fiction.
Afghanistan > Fiction.
Betrayal > Fiction.
Boys > Fiction.
Fictional Works.
Afghanistan-Konflikt (1979-1992)
Freundschaft.
Junge.
Soziale Ungleichheit.
Kabul.
Genre: Belletristische Darstellung.
Bildungsromans.

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