The kite runner

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The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over.
 
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
 
Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.
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9781594631931
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Level 5.2, 16 Points
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840L
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Boys -- Fiction
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Electronic books
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Fathers and sons
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title_displayThe kite runner
title_fullThe Kite Runner
The Kite Runner [electronic resource] Hosseini, Khaled.
The kite runner / Khaled Hosseini
The kite runner [CD sound recording] / Khaled Hosseini
The kite runner [electronic resource] / Khaled Hosseini
title_shortThe kite runner
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Boys
Drama
Father-son relationship
Fathers and sons
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Historical Fiction
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Social classes
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