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These splendid women

These splendid women

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Published by J. H. Sears & Company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Introduction signed: Hamblen Sears.

    Statementwith introduction and notes ...
    GenreBiography.
    Series[The splendid books]
    ContributionsSears, Joseph Hamblen, 1865-1946, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD109 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., [7]-317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6689531M
    LC Control Number26009629
    OCLC/WorldCa1516929

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Desiree, the “fidgety twin,” and Stella, “a smart. After the unexpected success of his first novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini decided to focus his second book on a part of Afghan society often obscured from public view its women."There are women characters in The Kite Runner, but I wouldn't describe any of them as major characters," he says."So there was this entire aspect of Afghan society and Afghan life.

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Paul Pioneer Press: This book is long on charm and short on complicated recipes. Wini. Discussion Questions 1. The phrase “a thousand splendid suns,” from the poem by Saib-e-Tabrizi, is quoted twice in the novel – once as Laila’s family prepares to leave Kabul, and again when she decides to return there from Pakistan.

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The Kite Runner's pages turned quickly. It's a father-son story, as oppposed to A Thousand Splendid Suns' pages which provide a voice of hope for the women of Afhganistan. Both of these protagonists suffer, suffer, suffer.

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