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Characters By Chapter
Kristian Fabricante
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1RahimKhanAmir's friend. Business partner & best friend of Amir's father.
 Hassan The Hare lipped kite runner. Amir's childhood friend.
 Baba Amir's father. Aka: Mr. Hurricane.
 Ali Hassan's father. Baba's friend. Aka: Boogeyman, Babalu.
2NaderShahThe Iranian ruler.
 Sanaubar Hassan's mother. Ali's cousin and wife.
 Khorami An Iranian author.
3SofiaAkramiAmir's mother.
 FatiullahKhanAmir's teacher.
 HenryKissingerThe United States secretary of state.
4JohnWayneAn American actor.
 Rostam The great warrior.
 Rakhsh Rostam's fleet-footed horse.
 Sohrab (1) Rostam's valiant nemesis.
5Zahir ShahThe current Afghanistan king.
 Assef Mahmood's son.
 Mahmood Baba's friend. An airline pilot.
 Wali Assef's friend.
 Kamal Assef's friend.
 DaoudKhanThe President of Afghanistan.
 Dr.KumarA plastic surgeon from New Delhi.
6AhmadZahirAmir's neighbor.
 Saifo A nearly blind old man. The famous kite maker.
7Omar Amir's friend. A son of an engineer.
8Homayoun Baba's second cousin.
 Shafiqa Baba's cousin.
 Faruq Nader's brother.
 Fazila Homayoun's daughter.
 Karima Fazila's twin.
 Salahuddin Baba's butcher.
 Del MuhammadBaba's friend who owned a kabab house.
 Dello Baba's friend.
 Homaira Rahim's fiance.
 JalalKhanRahim's brother.
10Karim A man who drives people out of Shorawi.
 Toor Karim's brother.
 Jalaluddin Amir's servant.
11JimmyCarterThe former U.S. President.
 RonaldReaganThe current U.S. President.
 Mr.NguyenOwner of Fast & Easy grocery store.
 Mrs.NguyenMr. Nguyen's wife.
 Mrs.DobbinsAmir's eligibility officer.
 Mr. IqbalTaheriA general in Kabul. Baba's friend.
 SorayaTaheriMr. Taheri's daughter. A girl that Amir falls in love with.
12JamilaTaheriSoraya's mother. Aka: Khanum Taheri.
 Ghazi Amir's grandfather.
 Ziba Iqbal's former servant.
 Dr.SchneiderA pulmonologist.
 Dr.AmaniAn Iranian pulmonologist.
13Sharif Jamila's brother. Soraya's uncle who worked for INS.
 Suzy Sharif's wife.
 MartinGreenwaltAmir's agent.
 Dr.RosenSoraya and Amir's doctor.
15Gholam Amir's driver.
16Farzana Hassan's wife.
 Sohrab(2) Hassan and Farzana's son.
17ThomasCaldwellRahim's American friend who runs a charity.
 BettyCaldwellThomas's wife.
19AhmadS. MassoudA Tajik Hero.
 Farid Amir's driver.
 Wahid Farid's brother.
20  The Bala Hissar Fort - Ancient citadel that the Warlord Dostum occupied in 1992.
 Sasa Hassan's grandmother.
 Zaman The director of the orphanage in Afghanistan.
23Aisha Amir's nurse.
 Dr. Faruqi A head and neck surgeon.
24  Shah Faisal - The Biggest mosque in the world.
 Mr.FayazzAmir's new friend. The hotel manager where Amir stayed.
 Ayub A caller from a talk show on T.V.
 RaymondAndrewsThe clerk at the American Embassy.
 OmarFaisalAn immigration lawyer that Raymond recommends to Amir.
25Dr.NawazAmir's doctor.