The Kite Runner

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The #1 New York Times bestselling novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over.
“A vivid and engaging story that reminds us how long his people [of Afghanistan] have been struggling to triumph over the forces of violence—forces that continue to threaten them even today." –New York Times Book Review

 
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
 
Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.
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9781101217238
9781508219132
9781402596650
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Last Grouping Update2021-09-16 03:50:38AM
Last Indexed2021-09-16 04:11:08AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780743545235

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“A vivid and engaging story that reminds us how long his people [of Afghanistan] have been struggling to triumph over the forces of violence—forces that continue to threaten them even today." –New York Times Book Review

 
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
 
Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.
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subject_facetAfghanistan -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Betrayal -- Fiction
Boys -- Fiction
DIGITAL COMPACT DISC
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Fiction
Male friendship -- Fiction
Social classes -- Fiction
title_displayThe Kite Runner
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The Kite runner / by Khaled Hosseini
title_shortThe Kite Runner
topic_facetBetrayal
Boys
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Male friendship
Social classes