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Also by Khaled Hosseini:

Sea Prayer, September 2018
Hardcover
And The Mountains Echoed, June 2013
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A Thousand Splendid Suns, December 2008
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A Thousand Splendid Suns, June 2007
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The Kite Runner, April 2004
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini

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

Riverhead
June 2007
On Sale: May 22, 2007
384 pages
ISBN: 1594489505
EAN: 9781594489501
Hardcover
$25.95
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After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today.

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, 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.

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.

Media Buzz

CBS Sunday Morning - December 9, 2007
Morning Edition - September 18, 2007
Weekend Edition Sunday - August 5, 2007
Fresh Air - NPR - August 3, 2007
Tavis Smiley - July 12, 2007
Good Morning America - July 2, 2007
Early Show - June 29, 2007
Tavis Smiley - June 15, 2007
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - June 15, 2007
Today - June 2, 2007
Morning Edition - May 22, 2007
Diane Rehm Show - NPR - May 22, 2007
Good Morning America - May 22, 2007

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