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Khaled and his family were ready to move back to their homeland when Kabul got invaded by the Soviet Army. They went on to San Jose, California.
After high school, Khaled Hosseini, went to get a bachelor's degree in biology at Santa Clara University. In 1993 he earned his medical degree at the University of California.
It was while he was practicing medicine, Khaled started writing his first book The Kite Runner in March 2001.
- Kite Runner was published in 2003
- International Bestseller
- Sold in at least 70 countries
- 100 weeks on New York Times Bestseller list
- A Thousand Splendid Suns was published in 2007
- Debuted at #1 for 15 weeks on New York Times Bestseller list
And The Mountains Echoed
- And The Mountains Echoed was published in 2013
- He established The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a nonprofit, which provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan.
- He lives in Northern California.
- In 2006, Hosseini was named a Goodwill Envoy to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency
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