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The Kite Runner (2004)

Published: New York : Penguin Group USA, Inc., 2004
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781101217238,
Language:  English

Winner of the 2004 Alex Award

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OverDrive subjects: Drama, Fiction

;Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable, beautifully told story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul. Raised in the same household and sharing the same wet nurse, Amir and Hassan nonetheless grow up in different worlds: Amir is the son of a prominent and wealthy man, while Hassan , the son of Amir's father's servant, is a Hazara, member of a shunned ethnic minority. Their intertwined lives, and their fates, reflect the eventual tragedy of the world around them. When the Soviets invade and Amir and his father flee the country for a new life in California, Amir thinks that he has escaped his past. And yet he cannot leave the memory of Hassan behind him. The Kite Runner is a novel about friendship, betrayal, and the price of loyalty. It is about the bonds between fathers and sons, and the power of their lies. Written against a history that has not been told in fiction before, The Kite..

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Format: Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book

Mode of access: World Wide Web

File size: 632 KB

In English

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