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Afghanistan and Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner: Specialized Encyclopedias

A research guide designed for Elena Cole's English 104 class reading of Khaled Hosseini's novel The Kite Runner.

Encyclopedias in Reference Collection

Use reference books for background information, broad overviews and summaries.

The reference collection includes general and subject dictionaries and encyclopedias, biographies, directories, almanacs, atlases, etc.

Many also contain bibliographies for further research.

Reference books cannot be checked out from the library but may be photocopied.


*There are many specialized or subject encyclopedias on AfghanistanThis is a list of a few recommended ones.  More titles may be available. 

Use the LPC Library Catalog to find additional encyclopedias by conducting a keyword or subject search.

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