The team's two other veterans had to pick up the slack. Cassius Winston scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half, and Nick Ward had 21 as the Spartans rallied and then pulled away late in the second half to beat Ohio State on Saturday in a game that was closer than the final score indicated. The second half was tied six times before the Spartans took the lead on a foul shot by Ward, and a layup by Kenny Goins put them up by three with 3: A put-back by Kyle Ahrens at the 2:
Hosseini with President George W Bush and First lady Laura Bush InHosseini released his first novel, The Kite Runnerthe story of a young boy, Amir, struggling to establish a closer rapport with his father and coping with memories of a haunting childhood event.
The novel is set in Afghanistan, from the fall of the monarchy until the collapse of the Taliban regimeand in the San Francisco Bay Areaspecifically in Fremont, California.
Its many themes include ethnic tensions between the Hazaras and the Pashtuns in Afghanistan, and the immigrant experiences of Amir and his father in the United States.
The novel was the number one best seller for in the United States, according to Nielsen BookScan. The Kite Runner has been adapted into a film of the same name released in Kaleb nielsen Hosseini made a cameo appearance towards the end of the movie as a bystander when Amir buys a kite which he later flies with Sohrab.
Hosseini's second novel, A Thousand Splendid Sunswas published inand is also set in Afghanistan.
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The story addresses many of the same issues as Hosseini's first, but takes a more feminine perspective. It follows the story of two women, Mariam and Laila, whose lives become entwined.
The story is set during Afghanistan's tumultuous thirty-year transition from Soviet occupation to Taliban control and post-Taliban rebuilding. Movie rights have been acquired by producer Scott Rudin and Columbia Pictures.
Prior to its release, Hosseini said: I am forever drawn to family as a recurring central theme of my writing.
My earlier novels were at heart tales of fatherhood and motherhood. My new novel is a multi-generational family story as well, this time revolving around brothers and sisters, and the ways in which they love, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for each other. He now calls the collected poems of Hafez, the Divan-e-Hafez, his favourite book.
He also cites a Persian translation of Jack London 's White Fang as a key influence on his youthful imagination,   as well as Persian translations of novels ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Mickey Spillane 's Mike Hammer series. He has cited Afghan singer Ahmad Zahir as a key musical influence.
On Saturday Live he called Zahir "the Afghan Elvis" and said his music is "one of the seminal memories of my time in Afghanistan". When Khaled Hosseini was in third grade, he taught Khan to read and write. Although his relationship with Hossein Khan was brief and rather formal, Hosseini's fond memories of this relationship served as an inspiration for the relationship between Hassan and Amir in The Kite Runner.
In his novel, And The Mountains Echoed Hosseini draws on influences he gained while his family lived in exile in Paris  as well his experiences with children in Afghanistan. Personal life[ edit ] Hosseini is married to Roya Hosseini. The couple have two children, Haris and Farah. He lives in Northern California with his family.MS/HS to hold Veteran's Day recognition.
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#26 Manuel Montes. Position: Height: Weight: Class: Junior Hometown: El Paso, Texas High School: Franklin Previous School: Montes held the back line for the Falcons in all 17 matches last season. High School: At both defense and midfield, Montes led his team to the Sweet 16 in the Texas state 5A Championship tournament. Personal: Montes is the son of Ana Montes and has two siblings. Black. Jack Augustine. Braylen Blue. Will Davis. Cole Hansen. Jerry Kaminski. Arhman Lewis. Nolan Olsen. Cullan Rauls. Johnathan Weah. Kongmeng Yang. Red. Daylen Dotson. Cleone J. Nielsen, 85, of South Sioux City, NE passed away on Monday, November 5, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be held at A.M. on Friday, November 9, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in South Sioux City, NE with Pastor Carol Jean Stapleton officiating.
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Central's biggest question mark coming into this season was in net, where the Knights lost standout Kaleb Johnson, who is playing his senior season in the NAHL. Aaron Nielsen wasn't tested.