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The Resource A thousand splendid suns, Khaled Hosseini

A thousand splendid suns, Khaled Hosseini

Label
A thousand splendid suns
Title
A thousand splendid suns
Statement of responsibility
Khaled Hosseini
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: After more than two years on the bestseller lists, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel of enormous contemporary relevance. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding-that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives-the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness-are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship. It is a striking, heart wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love-a stunning accomplishment
Summary
A breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives-the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness-are inextricable from the history playing out around them
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2007.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2008.
  • British Book Award for the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year, 2008.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
161096
Cataloging source
SYB
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PS3608.O832
LC item number
T46 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 5.4
  • 5.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand splendid suns, Khaled Hosseini
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice. (Calmar Campus also has this title in audiobook format.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice. (Calmar Campus also has this title in audiobook format.)
Control code
ocn849559182
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780739489505
Lccn
2007008679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)849559182
Label
A thousand splendid suns, Khaled Hosseini
Link
Publication
Note
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice. (Calmar Campus also has this title in audiobook format.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice. (Calmar Campus also has this title in audiobook format.)
Control code
ocn849559182
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780739489505
Lccn
2007008679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)849559182

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