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Similar Books - And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

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Zulaikha hopes. She hopes for peace, now that the Taliban have been driven from Afghanistan; a good relationship with her hard stepmother; and one day even to go to school, or to have her cleft palate fixed. The Americans come to her village, promising new opportunities and dangers.

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A moving novel based on the true story of a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother brings him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.

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Two foster brothers from Pakistan were inseparable as children, but now as adults their lives are very different. One is a medical student and the other a vagabond. However, when the medical student decides to sneak across the border into Afghanistan to help care for the wounded, his brother decides to go with him to protect him.

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In 2002, following the fall of the Taliban, the author, a Norwegian journalist, spent 4 months living with a bookseller and his family in Kabul. The bookseller heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Afghanistan.

Catalog - The bookseller of Kabul

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This novel spans 3 decades, 2 continents, and 2 generations. It follows the Gangula family from their traditional life in India through their arrival in Massachusetts in the 1960s and their difficult melding into the American way of life.

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Set in Kabul under the rule of the Taliban, this novel takes readers into the lives of two couples: a wealthy shopkeeper whom the Taliban has destroyed and his wife, and a prison keeper who has adopted the Taliban ideology and struggles to keep his faith, and his spouse.

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A moving novel based on the true story of a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother brings him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.

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"A man's heart is a wretched, wretched thing. It isn't like a mother's womb. It won't bleed. It won't stretch to make room for you." - A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

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