Kite Runner Characteristics

890 Words4 Pages
Khaled Hosseni is an American novelist and physician, he was born on March 4, 1965 in Kabul, Afghanistan; where he had spent his first five years of childhood. His father was working as a diplomat in the Afghan foreign Ministry, so they were sent to Paris by the Foreign Ministry, and after two years of living in Paris, Afghanistan witnessed a bloody communist coup and the invasion of the Soviet Army. His family was then sent to America, and later they moved to California where Khaled graduated from high school, and they entered Santa Clara University where he got a bachelor’s degree in biology, in 1988; 4 years after his entrance. A year later he entered the University of San Diego, school of Medicine, where he earned a medical degree and this was in 1993. Hosseini is known as the bestselling Afghan born American author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns which makes him famous. (Khaled Hosseini)
While Khaled Hosseini was a practicing internist in Los Angeles, he was writing “The Kite Runner” that was his first novel. It was published in May 2003 by Riverhead Books. The novel is a narrative story in which the writer speaks in the first person, as Amir, the main character in the novel, is the narrator and the protagonist of the story. Amir is the intelligent son of Toophan agha the well-known rich businessman in Afghan, he grew up with a Hazara servant called Hassan who was his best friend, he acted loyal sometimes, when he give his time to his friend, teach

More about Kite Runner Characteristics

Open Document