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Tuesday, November 15, 2005

In 2003 author Hosseini returned to Afganistan after his book was in print. He arrived in Kabul to literally trace Amir's footsteps. He had left his homeland as an 11-year-old seventh grader and returned as a 38-year-old physician. His two weeks there were spent in locating and seeing his war-torn country, his city and his family home. He came feeling like a tourist in his own country trying to find landmarks remaining only in his memory. KITE RUNNER is a lovely, poignant story that will continue to occupy your thoughts long after you've finished the last page of the book.

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