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A Thousand Splendid Suns

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Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship 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 a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.


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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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  • ISBN: 9781408803738
  • Release date: February 24, 2009

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781408803738
  • File size: 2336 KB
  • Release date: February 24, 2009

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OverDrive Read
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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

Text Difficulty:9-12

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship 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 a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.


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