The Kite Runner
Winter, 1975: Afghanistan, a country on the verge of an internal coup. 12-year-old Amir is desperate to win the approval of his father, one of the richest merchants in Kabul. He's failed to do so through academia or brawn but the one area they connect is the annual kite fighting tournament.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
I really liked this book although I was prepared to be disappointed in it because it has received so much hype. The story is told by an Afghani man (Amir) who grew up in Kabul with his father(Baba), a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cecrow - LibraryThing
This is a story about fathers and sons, but primarily it is about how the betrayal of a friend - even refusing to identify him as such - hurts and haunts one Afghan expat living in the United States ... Read full review