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A thousand splendid suns / Khaled Hosseini.

By: Hosseini, Khaled [author,, narrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2007Description: 372 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780747582977 ; 9780747582793; 9780606324298.Other title: One thousand splendid suns | 1000 splendid suns.Subject(s): Family -- Fiction | Afghanistan -- FictionDDC classification: 813.6 Summary: This is the story of an unusual and lifelong friendship between two Afghan women, spanning from the idyllic mid 1950s to post-September 11 Kabul. Bound by tragedy and fate, by political circumstance and custom, the two women live through the Soviet war, the harrowing days of the Afghan civil war and the rule of the Taliban. Yet even as their world unravels around them and innocence is shattered, they find that there, amidst the ruins, is the possibility for hope, meaning and unexpected grace.
List(s) this item appears in: NCEA reading Level 3 Fiction | NCEA wide reading Level 2 Fiction | Scholarship Reading List
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The highly anticipated and breathtaking new novel by the author of the internationally best-selling novel The Kite Runner .

This is the story of an unusual and lifelong friendship between two Afghan women, spanning from the idyllic mid 1950s to post-September 11 Kabul. Bound by tragedy and fate, by political circumstance and custom, the two women live through the Soviet war, the harrowing days of the Afghan civil war and the rule of the Taliban. Yet even as their world unravels around them and innocence is shattered, they find that there, amidst the ruins, is the possibility for hope, meaning and unexpected grace.

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Hosseini sees whether he can top The Kite Runner's remarkable recordA103 weeks on the New York Times best sellers listAwith this tale of two very different Afghan women over 30 years. With a national tour. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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