A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author:

Khaled Hosseini

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.

Publication Year 2015
ISBN-13

9781408844441

ISBN-10 1408844443
Binding

Paper Back

Number of Pages 419 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 19x12.3x2.3
Weight (grms) 300

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a freifndship grows between Mariam and a local teenager,Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move people to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with starrtling heriosm.

Khaled Hosseini

An Afghan-American writer, Khaled Hosseini practiced medicine for over 10 years before becoming a full time writer post the success of his debut novel: The Kite Runner. Hosseini's other works include A Thousand Splendid Suns and And The Mountains Echoed. He is the founder of a non-profit organization, The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, which aims at providing humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. Hosseini is also a Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Refugee Agency.

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