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What will it take to bring them together again.
He's bailed out of his private equity job for something that'll let him spend more time at home, but the house is overrun by iPads and teenage hormones and conversations that have moved on without him.
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Beyond the Northern borders, wildlings leave their villages to gather in the ice and stone wasteland of the Frostfangs. Jack and Schuyler are over. But Lou once made a promise to live. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure.
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Exactly what I needed. - Jenna Kraig, student @ UCLA. 1. Afghanistan: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Amir is the son of a wealthy Kabul merchant, a member of the ruling caste of Pashtuns. Hassan, his servant and constant companion, is a Hazara, a despised and impoverished caste. A Dance With Dragons part 1: Dreams and Dust George R.R.
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In the east, Daenerys, last scion of House Targaryen, her dragons grown to terrifying maturity, rules as queen of a city built on dust and death, beset by enemies. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is his second, following his bestselling debut, The Kite Runner.
Mariam is an illegitimate child, and suffers from both the stigma surrounding her birth along with the abuse she faces throughout her marriage/5. The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over.
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction.
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