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Khaled Hosseini: And the Mountains Echoed


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Author Khaled Hosseini
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Author Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini transported readers to his native Afghanistan with his best-selling novels "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns." He returns with a new novel, "And the Mountains Echoed." Spanning over 50 years, the book portrays Afghanistan through the lens of a family coping with separation and tragedy. Hosseini joins us to discuss the book, as well as the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Khaled Hosseini, author of the bestsellers "The Kite Runner," "A Thousand Splendid Suns," and his new novel, "And the Mountains Echoed;" he is also the former goodwill envoy to the United Nations refugee agency, and founder of the Khaled Hosseini Foundation

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