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Never mind the sophomore slump — this book devours that cliché. As well as illuminating the rich history and familial culture behind war-torn Afghanistan, A Thousand Splendid Suns is filled with authentic relationships and characters that are absolutely haunting.
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Both born in Afghanistan a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are brought 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 form a bond that will ultimately alter the course of their lives and the lives 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.

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ISBN:
9781602850330
Author:
Hosseini, Khaled
Publisher:
Center Point
Subject:
General
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Afghanistan
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Center Point
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Platinum Readers Circle
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.66x6.24x1.32 in. 1.48 lbs.

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Never mind the sophomore slump — this book devours that cliché. As well as illuminating the rich history and familial culture behind war-torn Afghanistan, A Thousand Splendid Suns is filled with authentic relationships and characters that are absolutely haunting.

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