The Kite Runner Characters

Khaled Hosseini
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Amir

Amir is the son of a wealthy but stern man living in Kabul as a child. The family moves to America when Amir is still fairly young and it’s there he grows into a man, marries, and makes a home and career for himself. As a child, Amir believes Hassan is nothing more to him than the son of a family servant who also works for Amir’s family and who serves the role of playmate. Amir’s father is adamant that telling a lie is the worst possible betrayal. It’s not until they are adults that Amir learns the truth about his relationship to Hassan and he feels doubly betrayed by the information, knowing his father had lived a lie for Amir’s entire life by not acknowledging Hassan as his son. Amir desperately wants his father’s approval but doesn’t know how to...

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