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The Kite Runner


This is the remarkable debut novel from Khaled Hosseini. Twelve year old Amir is desperate to win the approval of his father Baba, one of the richest ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.639

exactly what I needed

by hiimbob222 on Jul 30, 2013

The book was certainly not new, but it was in very good condition. I definitely am satisfied with my order. More

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by zorus c on May 23, 2013

I'm speechless...I simply enjoyed the book soooooooo much...from start to finish!!!!! Thank you!/s/zpc More

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by Eric W on Mar 3, 2013

This is one of the better contemporary novels I've read. The book offer so much insight into Afghani culture from the 1970s on the eve of the Soviet invasion, and it brings the reader into the minds and hearts of the Afghani immigrant/refugee community of the Bay Area. The twists and turns in the ... More


A Classic

by helper on Nov 27, 2011

Khaled Hosseini has woven a tale that takes its time being told. Kite Runner is the story of a boy becoming a man in Afghan culture. Amir and Hassan, living in Afghanistan as the novel begins, are raised in the same household, almost as cousins. They are not adversely affected by having no women ... More


Sad but wonderful

by courtneyinatlanta on Aug 26, 2010

This is a very sad and touching book about a little boy growing up in Afghanistan. It really made me stop and think about racism, how kids struggle with right and wrong, and there's some good history education in it too. Very good book. More

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Perspective on the Taliban in Afghanistan

As we continue to support the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan, I a glad I read this book to get a deeper sense of the experience of the people. Although it is fiction is has a lot of historical information and is a good depictions of life in the shadows of the Taliban. I want to recommend ... More

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