Kite Runner - World Literature Born in Kabul, Afghanistan...

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Unformatted text preview: World Literature Born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1965.  His father was a diplomat with the Afghan Foreign Ministry and his mother taught Farsi and History at a large high school in Kabul.  In 1976, the Afghan Foreign Ministry relocated the Hosseini family to Paris The Hosseinis were ready to return to Kabul in 1980, but by then Afghanistan had already witnessed a bloody communist coup and the invasion of the Soviet Army.  They sought and were granted political asylum in the United States. In September of 1980, Hosseinis family moved to San Jose, California. Hosseini graduated from high school in 1984 and enrolled at Santa Clara University where he earned a bachelors degree in Biology in 1988.  The following year, he entered University of California-San Diegos School of Medicine, where he earned a Medical Degree in 1993. He completed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Hosseini was a practicing internist between 1996 and 2004. While in medical practice, Hosseini began writing his first novel, The Kite Runner in March of 2001. In 2003, it was published and has since become an international bestseller, published in 38 countries.international bestseller, published in 38 countries....
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 113 taught by Professor Howard during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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