The Kite Runner . Rahim Khan . The kite runner . The kite runner tells a story of a young boy from Kabul, who’s actions and own selfishness result in him hurting those around him.
Five years later, the Soviet Union invades Afghanistan. Amir and Baba escape to Pakistan and then to California, where Amir and Baba, who lived in luxury in an expensive mansion in Afghanistan, settle in a run-down apartment and Baba begins work at a gas station. Amir eventually takes classes at a local community college to develop his writing skills after graduating from high school at age twenty.
Amir eventually takes Sohrab back to America, however Sohrab is so emotionally distraught that he isn’t willing to speak, until Amir is teaching him how to fly a kite, when he smiles.