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The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged)
The Kite Runner - Audio CD - Abridged
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable and beautifully told story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul. Raised in the same household and sharing the same wet nurse, Amir and Hassan grow up in different worlds: Amir is the son of a prominent and wealthy m...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743530248
ISBN-10: 0743530241
Publication Date: 2003
Edition: Abridged
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 47 ratings
Publisher: Audioworks
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover
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animlgrl avatar reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 84 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 48
Reading the back cover, I thought, eh, I've got so many others to read that sound more interesting. But the NY Best Sellers list can't be wrong (ok, maybe it can). In this case, it was excellent. I loved this story...coulda finished it in 2 days if I'd just had the ability to do nothing else....I can't wait for the movie...within the first 4 chapters, I though it would make a great movie. Makes me appreciate where I am from, how lucky I am to live in America, and how there are so many people out there that will never get to sit here, type on a computer their feelings of a book for the world to see, much less even get to read a book in the first place. Loved loved loved it.
carriej73 avatar reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 34 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 42
I did not choose this book - it was selected by a book club. It is not my "type" of book. It was AMAZING. I love it & could not put it down. I would recommend it & would read it again. It's about a boy who grew up in a wealthy family in Afganistan and his relationship with his servant who is the same age. The political upheaval of Afganistan is also an emotional part of the book, but not in a boring overly political or historical way. It's a great book.
reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 47 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 36
Probably one of the finest books I have read in years. Development of character, historical accuracy, the author captured the inner workings of the Afghan male's mind. Beautifully written, great story and plot development and it is difficult not to jump right in with the characters.I cannot rate this high enough!
bananapancakes avatar reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 95 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 24
This is a sad, moving story of a boy who wishes he were someone else, someone with more courage and valor. His decisions, one in particular, have hard consequences on himself and those who love him. This story details how he deals with those repurcussions. I definitely recommend this book.
ada04 avatar reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 68 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 22
I almost didn't give this book a chance. I am so glad I did. It's not what I usually read, but it really made me stop & think about what life is like in other countries. I thought it was very good, but sad!
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reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 114 more book reviews
Very moving story! I really enjoyed listening to this.
jpeeps avatar reviewed The Kite Runner (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 9 more book reviews
An amazing book, especially interesting because of the current struggles in the Middle East.

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