- ISBN: 1573222453 (acid-free paper) :
- ISBN: 1594480001 (Riverhead trade pbk.) :
- Physical Description: vii, 324 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2003.
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|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
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