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Khaled Hosseini

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20050615, 20041229

Medical physician and writer Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, talks about his novel set in his native Afghanistan which explores a complicated relationship between father and son, new world and old, and duty versus love.  The first novel written in English about contemporary Afghanistan by an Afghan, the book has attained great word-of-mouth publicity, making it a popular choice for book clubs around the country.

| Subject Matter: Afghanistan, Family, Love | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Fiction |

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