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Khaled Hosseini_The Afghan Novelist

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A powerpoint presentation based on the Prose course offered by the School of Foreign Languages (STIBA IEC), Jakarta, Indonesia

A powerpoint presentation based on the Prose course offered by the School of Foreign Languages (STIBA IEC), Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • 1. A NovelistA NovelistKhaled Hosseini
  • 2. BiographyBiography Name : Khaled Hosseini Born : March 4, 1965Kabul, Afghanistan Occupation : Novelist, physician Period : 2003 - present Genres : Fiction Nationality : American
  • 3. Cont’d His father was a diplomat with the Afghan ForeignMinistry. His mother was a Farsi and History teacherin Kabul. He graduated from the University ofCalifornia-San Diego’s School of Medicine,in 1993. He is married to Roya and has two children
  • 4. Cont’dHosseini with Royahis WifeHosseini’s Foundation
  • 5. WORKSWORKS The Kite Runner waspublished, with littlepublicity, in 2003. The Kite Runner has soldmore than 12 millioncopies, with editionspublished in more than 40languages. The Kite Runner has beenadapted into a film of thesame name released inDecember, 2007
  • 6. WORKSWORKSA Thousand SplendidSuns was released byRiverhead Books onMay 22, 2007. A Thousand SplendidSuns has sold morethan has sold 4 millioncopies in the U.S.
  • 7. ACHIEVEMENTSACHIEVEMENTS♠ Dr. Khaled Hosseini, was one of the years honorees of 47thAnnualInternational Achievement Summit 2008.♠ His Novel The Kite Runner received the South African Boeke Prizein 2004.♠ The Kite Runner was given its southwest premiere on stage at theArizona Theatre Company in September-October of 2009.♠ The Kite Runner, has become an international publishingphenomenon and a modern classic.♠ A Thousand Splendid Suns has become One of the most sensationalliterary events of the year 2007.♠ A Thousand Splendid Suns also stands for 103 weeks on the NewYork Times bestseller list.
  • 8. VALUESVALUESFrom Hosseini’s quotes;“there is a way to be good again"-Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)"Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie."Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)… I Learnt that no matter what you do, you alwayshave the option ofdoing good, and if you are willing to do somethingright, you have toface the reality with your own strength.
  • 9. Presented byPresented byMaryati PatriaMaryati PatriaMulyaniMulyani66ththSemesterSemester
  • 10. Presented byPresented byMaryati PatriaMaryati PatriaMulyaniMulyani66ththSemesterSemester