Khaled Hosseini
#6025 Overall Influence

Khaled Hosseini

Novelist

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Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-American novelist, physician, activist, humanitarian and UNHCR goodwill ambassador. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California, a predicament that he likened to "an arranged marriage." He has published three novels, most notably his 2003 debut The Kite Runner, all of which are at least partially set in Afghanistan and feature an Afghan as the protagonist. Following the success of The Kite Runner he retired from medicine to write full-time.

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University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

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Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University

Private non-profit Jesuit university located in Santa Clara, California

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#2480 World Rank #496 USA Rank
Literature