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The Resource The Kite Runner [electronic resource] :

The Kite Runner [electronic resource] :

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The Kite Runner [electronic resource] :
Title
The Kite Runner [electronic resource] :
Statement of responsibility
Khaled Hosseini
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
-- The Kite Runner 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
Summary
Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises that one day he must return to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to find the one thing that his new world cannot grant him: redemption.
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2004.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2004.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2003.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
072328
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hosseini, Khaled
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
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840
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Boys
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Social classes
  • Rich boys
  • Household employees
  • Betrayal
  • Bullying and bullies
  • Gang rape
  • Male rape victims
  • Male rape
  • Housekeepers
  • Afghanistan
  • Kabul, Afghanistan
Target audience
adult
Label
The Kite Runner [electronic resource] :
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:d55tz9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101217238
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Kite Runner [electronic resource] :
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:d55tz9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101217238
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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