Al Jazeera, 14 September 2009
A bestseller in the book charts worldwide, The Kite Runner was an introduction to Afghanistan for many people. Its author, Afghan-American writer Khaled Hosseini, drew on his childhood experiences of growing up in the capital, Kabul. He is now back in Afghanistan as a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency.
Al Jazeera’s James Bays caught up with him in the city of his birth.
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