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A thousand splendid suns
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Published:
New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
372 pages ; 24 cm
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction
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Description
Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival.

A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781594483851 (trade pbk.), 159448385X (trade pbk.), 9781594489501, 1594489505
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.4, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
830
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, K. (2007). A thousand splendid suns. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled. 2007. A Thousand Splendid Suns. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled, A Thousand Splendid Suns. New York: Riverhead Books, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled. A Thousand Splendid Suns. New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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