The kite runner
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Published:
New York : Riverhead Books, 2005, c2003.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Riverhead essential editions ed.
Physical Desc:
x, 371 pages ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
840L
Status:
Description
The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also 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. Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.
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Hamden/Miller Adult Fiction
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Norwich/Otis Adult Fiction
F HOSSEINI
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Language:
English
ISBN:
1594481776 (pbk.) :, 9781594481772 (pbk.)
UPC:
99821290853
Lexile measure:
840

Notes

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.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,5.2,16.0,77450.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, K. (20052003). The kite runner. 1st Riverhead essential editions ed. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled. 20052003. The Kite Runner. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled, The Kite Runner. New York: Riverhead Books, 20052003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner. 1st Riverhead essential editions ed. New York: Riverhead Books, 20052003. 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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