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A Thousand Splendid Suns
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Penguin Publishing Group 2008
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Lexile measure:
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Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, the #1 New York Times bestseller A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. 

“Just as good, if not better, than Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling first book, The Kite Runner.”—Newsweek


Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today.

Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly 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 come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but 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.

A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love.

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Street Date:
11/25/2008
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781429514491, 9781101010907
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Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.4, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
830
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APA Citation (style guide)

Khaled Hosseini. (2008). A Thousand Splendid Suns. Penguin Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Khaled Hosseini. 2008. A Thousand Splendid Suns. Penguin Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns. Penguin Publishing Group, 2008.

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Khaled Hosseini. A Thousand Splendid Suns. Penguin Publishing Group, 2008. Web.

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“Just as good, if not better, than Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling first book, The Kite Runner.”—Newsweek


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“Just as good, if not better, than Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling first book, The Kite Runner.”—Newsweek


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