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    DescriptionAn unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else. Khaled Hosseini, the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Kite Runner "and "A Thousand Splendid Suns," has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most. Following its characters and the ramifications of their lives and choices and loves around the globe--from Kabul to Paris to San Francisco to the Greek island of Tinos--the story expands gradually outward, becoming more emotionally complex and powerful with each turning page.


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    Title
    And the Mountains Echoed
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Khaled Hosseini
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 404
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781594631764
    ISBN 10: 159463176X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.5
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC E4L: SAG
    DC22: FIC
    Libri: ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC21: 813.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: FT
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: AMER3710
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 813/.6
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC045000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A26905000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 54
    Libri: AFGH5072
    BISAC V2.8: FIC008000, FIC019000
    LC classification: PS3608.O832 A73 2013
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Hudson Street Press (an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc)
    Publication date
    21 May 2013
    Author Information
    With more than ten million copies sold in the United States of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns," and more than thirty-eight million copies sold worldwide in more than seventy countries, Khaled Hosseini is one of most widely read and beloved novelists in the entire world. "The Kite Runner" spent 103 weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list, and "A Thousand Splendid Suns" debuted as a #1 "New York Times" bestseller, remaining in the #1 spot for fifteen weeks, and spending nearly an entire year on the bestseller list. Hosseini is a Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Refugee Agency, and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a nonprofit which provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan.
    Review quote
    "[Hosseini's] most assured and emotionally gripping story yet . . . Hosseini's narrative gifts have deepened over the years. . . . "[And the Mountains Echoed"] grapples with many of the same themes that crisscross his early novels: the relationship between parents and children, and the ways the past can haunt the present. And it shares a similar penchant for mapping terrain midway between the boldly colored world of fable and the more shadowy, shaded world of realism... [W]e finish this novel with an intimate understanding of who his characters are and how they've defined themselves over the years through the choices they have made between duty and freedom, familial responsibilities and independence, loyalty to home and exile abroad... a deeply affecting choral work... a testament both to his intimate knowledge of their inner lives, and to his power as an old-fashioned storyteller. "--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" "The "Kite Runner" author's latest is a moving saga about sacrifice, betrayal, and the power of family. . . . More expansive than "The Kite Runner "and "A Thousand Splendid Suns," the novel spans three generations and includes overlapping tales of expatriates and aid workers, parents and children, doctors and drug lords. Hosseini shows how easy it is for people to brutalize or abandon those they should protect. But his ultimate achievement is demonstrating the power and persistence of family."--"People "(4 stars) "[Hosseini's] beautifully written, masterfully crafted new book, "And the Mountains Echoed," spans nearly 60 years of Afghan history as it investigates the consequences of a desperate act that scars two young lives and resonates through many others. . . . "And the Mountains Echoed "is painfully sad but also radiant with love: the enduring bond of a brother and sister; the irritable but bedrock connection of cousins; the quiet intimacy of master and servant who become friends; the commitment of a doctor and nurse t