2019 Reading Challenge - ARCHIVE 2014 : A Thousand Splendid Suns: Part 3 (contains spoilers) Showing 1-17 of 17
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It is his second, following his bestselling debut, The Kite Runner. Mariam is an illegitimate child, and suffers from both the stigma surrounding her birth along with the abuse she faces throughout her marriage. Laila, born a generation later, is comparatively privileged during her youth until their lives intersect and she is also forced to accept a marriage proposal from Rasheed, Mariam's husband. Hosseini has remarked that he regards the novel as a "mother-daughter story" in contrast to The Kite Runner , which he considers a "father-son story". Earning widespread critical acclaim upon publication, A Thousand Splendid Suns was released on May 22, ,  and received favorable prepublication reviews from Kirkus Reviews ,  Publishers Weekly ,  Library Journal ,  and Booklist ,  becoming a number one New York Times bestseller for fifteen weeks following its release. The first theatrical adaptation of the book premiered on February 1, , at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco , California. The title of the book comes from a line in the Josephine Davis translation of the poem "Kabul",  by the 17th-century Iranian poet Saib Tabrizi :.
Question 3. SURVEY. 30 seconds. Q. What car metaphor does Rasheed apply to Laila based on her beauty, potential and use? answer choices. Camry. Benz.
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Mariam watches over Laila as she awakens in the hospital, deaf in one ear and covered in cuts and gashes from the explosion. She brings the girl home and takes care of her. It was Rasheed who found Laila buried under the rubble of her house and saved her life. One morning, the house is destroyed by rockets. Laila lives with nightmares, attacks of grief, and the guilt that she was the one spared. Mariam pities her. One day, a month after the blast, a man called Abdul Sharif comes to see Laila.