The Kite Runner - Chapters 1 - 3 Summary & Analysis

Khaled Hosseini
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Chapter 1

This chapter begins in December of 2001. Amir recalls the exact moment that was to forever shape his destiny. He says he was twelve and crouched in an alley, and that he has never been able to fully bury that day in his past. He now lives in San Francisco and he ends a phone call and takes a walk, noting the kites in the air at Golden Gate Park. Amir sits and thinks back on his past and the day that made him into the man he is now.

Chapter 2

In Chapter 2, Amir and Hassan are children together. They spend time playing as young boys did in this time in their Afghanistan home of Kabul. Hassan has a harelip and is teased unmercifully by the other children. Hassan’s father, Ali, chastises the boys when he catches them at mischief and Hassan...

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