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And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel by the Bestselling Author of the Kite Runner and a Thousand Splendid Suns

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On May 21, 2013, the new novel from Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations.

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"Khaled Hosseini's third novel is told via a series of interlinking stories — beginning in an Afghanistan village in 1952 when an impoverished man named Saboor is faced with the prospect of giving up one of his children in order to survive. From this crucial moment, the narrative expands, as Saboor's decision impacts his descendants and acquaintances for generations to come. Author Khaled Hosseini and narrators Navid Negahban and Shohreh Aghdashloo alternate reading duties. Of the three, the author speaks with the clearest elocution, though his reading, while precise, is also stiff at times — and this may take listeners out of the story. Negahban and Aghdashloo, who deliver the bulk of the narrative, are more emotive and hand in performances that are more likely to capture and keep listener attention. A Riverhead hardcover." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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ISBN:
9781611761801
Author:
Hosseini, Khaled
Publisher:
Penguin Audiobooks
Author:
Negahban, Navid
Author:
Aghdashloo, Shohreh
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.77 x 5.27 x 1.5 in 0.64 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Khaled Hosseini's third novel is told via a series of interlinking stories — beginning in an Afghanistan village in 1952 when an impoverished man named Saboor is faced with the prospect of giving up one of his children in order to survive. From this crucial moment, the narrative expands, as Saboor's decision impacts his descendants and acquaintances for generations to come. Author Khaled Hosseini and narrators Navid Negahban and Shohreh Aghdashloo alternate reading duties. Of the three, the author speaks with the clearest elocution, though his reading, while precise, is also stiff at times — and this may take listeners out of the story. Negahban and Aghdashloo, who deliver the bulk of the narrative, are more emotive and hand in performances that are more likely to capture and keep listener attention. A Riverhead hardcover." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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