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A thousand splendid suns: A Novel

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 16
Lexile measure:
830L
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From the Publisher: After more than two years on the bestseller lists, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel of enormous contemporary relevance. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding-that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives-the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness-are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship. It is a striking, heart wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love-a stunning accomplishment.
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice. (Calmar Campus also has this title in audiobook format.).
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9781594489501
9781508219286
9781442364196
9780743592369
9781429514491
9781101010907
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.4, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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Last Grouping Update2022-05-23 04:07:46AM
Last Indexed2022-05-23 04:38:51AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781594489501

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subject_facetAfghanistan -- Fiction
Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- Fiction
Arranged marriage -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Books on disc
Domestic fiction
Families -- Fiction
Intergenerational relations -- Fiction
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
title_displayA thousand splendid suns
title_fullA Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns A Novel
A thousand splendid suns / Khaled Hosseini
A thousand splendid suns [sound recording] / by Khaled Hosseini
title_shortA thousand splendid suns
title_subA Novel
topic_facetArranged marriage
Families
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Intergenerational relations
Literature
Loss (Psychology)
Social conditions