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Leoni, Atossa

Overview
Works: 15 works in 75 publications in 4 languages and 8,105 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  History  Anecdotes  Biography  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3608.O832, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Atossa Leoni
A thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini ( Recording )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice
The kite runner by Marc Forster ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Stones into schools promoting peace with books, not bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Greg Mortenson ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up where "Three Cups of Tea" left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan; his extensive work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005; and the unique ways he has built relationships with Islamic clerics, militia commanders, and tribal leaders even as he was dodging shootouts with feuding Afghan warlords and surviving an eight-day armed abduction by the Taliban
Three cups of tea one man's journey to change the world-- one child at a time by Sarah L Thomson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For over a decade Greg Mortenson has been on a mission to build schools in the region that gave rise to the Taliban and provided safety for Al Qaeda. The challenges he has faced on his mission, including death threats and a kidnapping, are chronicled in one amazing true life adventure
Three cups of tea by Greg Mortenson ( )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three cups of tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg's twelve-year-old daughter, Amira, who has traveled with her father as an advocate for the Pennies for Peace program for children."--Publisher's description
America so beautiful ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Americans have been taken hostage in Iran, but in the seedy dying discos of 1979 Los Angeles, a naive young immigrant is hostage to his own American dream. Houshang, or "Hank" when he is pretending to be Italian to get past prejudiced doormen, sees the disco club circuit as his ticket to a better life. Houshang's ambition leads to a chaotic and desperate journey of lost identity, forbidden love and betrayal
A thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'A Thousand Splendid Suns' is a chronicle of Afghan history, and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, and the salvation to be found in love
America so beautiful Amrīkā-yi zībā ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a group of Iranian/Americans trying to fulfill their American dream in the shadow of prejudices born out of the Iran hostage crisis
The Kite Runner Drachenläufer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kabul, 1978. Amir, Sohn eines angesehenen Afghanen, und Hassan, Sohn seines Hausdieners, sind Freunde. Doch das Band zerbricht, als Amir Hassan nicht zu Hilfe kommt, wie dieser von anderen Jugendlichen grausam erniedrigt wird. Nach dem Einmarsch der sowjetischen Armee fliehen Amir und sein Vater in die USA. Jahre später holt ihn die Vergangenheit ein, bietet sich ihm die Chance zur Wiedergutmachung und seelischen Befreiung. (Quelle: CeDe-Shop)
Three cups of tea one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations one school at a time by Greg Mortenson ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For over a decade Greg Mortenson has been on a mission to build schools in the region that gave rise to the Taliban and provided safety for Al Qaeda. The challenges he has faced on his mission, including death threats and a kidnapping, are chronicled in one amazing true life adventure
The kite runner Les cerfs-volants de Kaboul by Marc Forster ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afghanistan, 1978. Fils unique d'un riche entrepreneur, Amir, 12 ans, gagne un combat annuel de cerfs-volants avec l'aide de son fidèle ami Hassan, le fils du domestique. Le même jour, un menaçant jeune du quartier viole ce dernier, qu'il méprise en raison de son origine ethnique. Amir, qui assiste de loin à la scène, n'a pas le courage d'intervenir. Rongé par la culpabilité, il tient désormais son ami à distance et va jusqu'à provoquer son renvoi de la maison. Un an plus tard, lorsque l'armée soviétique envahit l'Afghanistan, Amir et son père se réfugient aux États-Unis. Les années passent. En 2000, Amir, devenu écrivain, se voit forcé de retourner dans son pays natal pour sauver le fils d'Hassan, envoyé dans un orphelinat délabré depuis la mort de ses parents des mains des talibans
Zhui feng zheng de hai zi The kite runner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
The kite runner by Marc Forster ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"As young boys, Amir and Hassan were inseparable friends, until one fateful act tore them apart. Years later, Amir will embark on a dangerous quest to right the wrongs of the past - and redeem himself in ways he never expected - by displaying the ultimate in courage and devotion to his friend." [box cover note]
Uçurtma avcısı ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Cometas en el cielo by Marc Forster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuando jóvenes , AMir y Hassan eran amigos inseparables, hasta que un fatal acontecimiento los separa. Años después, Amir se embarca en una peligrosa búsqueda para reparar los errores del pasado -y rescatarse a si mismo de maneras inesperadas- mostrando un gran coraje y devoción hacia su amigo
 
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Languages
English (70)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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