The kite runner
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Published:
New York : Riverhead Books, 2004, c2003.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed.
Physical Desc:
x, 372 p. ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
840L
Status:
Description

The New York Times bestseller and international classic loved by millions of readers. 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 an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies. A sweeping story of family, love, and friendship told against the devastating backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years, The Kite Runner is an unusual and powerful novel that has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic.  

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Language:
English
ISBN:
1594480001 (pbk.) :, 9781594480003 (pbk.)
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.2, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
840

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Description
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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APA Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, K. (20042003). The kite runner. 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled. 20042003. The Kite Runner. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled, The Kite Runner. New York: Riverhead Books, 20042003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner. 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed. New York: Riverhead Books, 20042003. Print.

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