The kite runner /

by Hosseini, Khaled..
Type: Book
Series: Riverhead essential editions .Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2005, c2003 .Edition: 1st Riverhead essential editions ed .Description: x, 371 p. ; 21 cm .Summary: An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also about the power of fathers over sons--their love, their sacrifices, their lies .ISBN: 1594481776 (pbk.) :.Related Subjects: Kābol (Afghanistan) -- Fiction | Male friendship -- Fiction | Social classes -- Fiction | Afghanistan -- Fiction | Betrayal -- Fiction | Boys -- Fiction | American fiction -- 21st century
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Book, 21 Days Book, 21 Days Main Library Main Collection BOOK - Print books. PS 3608 .O832 K58 2005 (Browse Shelf) Checked out 11/12/2014

An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also about the power of fathers over sons--their love, their sacrifices, their lies.


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