5 edition of A Thousand Turns found in the catalog.
June 22, 2007
by BookSurge Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||216|
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The narrator and the writer of the "Book of a Thousand Days", fifteen-year-old Dashti leaves the plains where she was raised to find work in a nearby city after her mother passes away. As a person from the plains, she is looked down on as a "mucker", a low-class citizen, by : Shannon Hale. Through Mariam's sacrifice and Laila's acquiescence in Chap Hosseini suggests an ideal notion of motherhood: mothers always put their children ahead of all other matters. Mariam demonstrates her maternal nature in the aftermath of Rasheed's death. She attends to Laila's wounds and allows her time to recover from the shock of Rasheed's.
For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. for. 2 Peter But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.. is past. Kabul, Afghanistan. Although A Thousand Splendid Suns spends time outside of Kabul, the novel is a big love letter to the birthplace of author Khaled Hosseini. After all, the title of the novel is taken from a poem dedicated to Kabul's beauty. The novel looks at the city during a time of conflict, when forces from within and without are struggling to take control of Afghanistan.
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Mariam lives in the small village of Gul Daman with her mother. She is the illegitimate daughter of Jalil, a wealthy businessman who lives in the nearby city of Herat. After her mother's suicide, she is sent to live with Jalil.
A Thousand Splendid Suns. Timeline comparing events in the book with Actual events in the Afghanistan conflict. Print; Events in A Thousand Splendid Suns.
Mariam is born Approx. 04/02/ Mariam travels to Herat and her father's house. Hello Book Nerds. My name is Caden Armstrong, I am Eighteen and a Senior in High school. I have an unhealthy obsession with books.
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Danielewski.Laila Timeline & Summary. BACK; NEXT ; Laila is a young girl who lives in Kabul with her parents. She spends most of her time with her best friend and love interest Tariq.