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A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel
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Published:
Simon & Schuster Audio 2007
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Edition:
Abridged
ISBN:
9780743592369
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 16
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Description
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, heart-wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love -- a stunning accomplishment.

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Street Date:
05/22/2007
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.4, 16 Points
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APA Citation (style guide)

Khaled Hosseini. (2007). A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel. Abridged Simon & Schuster Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Khaled Hosseini. 2007. A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel. Simon & Schuster Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel. Simon & Schuster Audio, 2007.

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Khaled Hosseini. A Thousand Splendid Suns: A Novel. Abridged Simon & Schuster Audio, 2007.

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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.

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