by Khaled Hosseini
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Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, incurring losses over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.
August 5, 2007 When U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings gets time to read, she likes to escape reality. This summer, the former Texas education lobbyist is reading books that take her from the wilds of North Dakota to ashrams in India and islands in Indonesia.
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May 22, 2007 Khaled Hosseini's new book, the follow-up to The Kite Runner, the best-selling novel about Afghanistan, is called A Thousand Splendid Suns. The title comes from a 17th-century poem about Kabul.
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