A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel

byKhaled HosseiniRead byAtossa Leoni

May 22, 2007|
A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel by Khaled Hosseini
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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, heartwrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love -- a stunning accomplishment.

Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1965. Hosseini's family moved to San Jose, California where he graduated from high school in 1984 and enrolled at Santa Clara University. There he earned a bachelor's degree in Biology in 1988. The following year, he entered the University of California-San Diego's School of Medicine, ...
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Title:A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.98 X 7.1 X 1.17 in
Shipping dimensions:5.98 X 7.1 X 1.17 in
Published:May 22, 2007
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780743554459

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