By Khaled Hosseini
Mariam is barely fifteen whilst she is distributed to Kabul to marry Rasheed. approximately twenty years later, a friendship grows among Mariam and a neighborhood teen, Laila, as powerful because the ties among mom and daughter. while the Taliban take over, existence turns into a determined fight opposed to hunger, brutality and worry. but love can flow somebody to behave in unforeseen methods, and cause them to conquer the main daunting hindrances with a startling heroism.
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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini