A Thousand Splendid Suns (Mass Market Paperback)
Two women born a generation apart are brought together by war, trauma and fate to discover friendship in A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, the author of The Kite Runner.
Camaraderie and love: It is through these things that women endure in this epic tale of harsh times. One born to privilege and another to a life in poverty, Mariam and Laila share in each other's trials as Afghanistan threatens their existence at every turn. Once enemies, the two develop a solid relationship that becomes the catalyst for healing. They become sisters and mothers to each other, forming an unbreakable bond that results in an indestructible love which can withstand even the callousness of war. As they live through moments of heart-wrenching devastation and astounding awe, they will finally learn what it means to understand sacrifice as they find the strength to save one another.