THE KITE RUNNER TIMELINE

Events

Amir is born

1963

Hassan is born

december 1964

Amir and Hassan win the kite flying contest and later Hassan is abused by Assef.

1975

Amir accuses Hassan of stealing his birthday gifts

1976

Amir turns thirteen

1976

Ali and Hassan quit working for Baba

1976

Baba and Amir flee from Afghanistan.

1981

Kamal stops breathing

1981

Karim attacks Baba and shoots himself

1981

Baba's confrontation with the Russian Gurard

1981

Amir graduates from high school

1983

Baba sells his old Buick bus for $550 to an old afghan aquaintance

1984

Amir speaks to Soraya for the first time

May 1985

Baba finds out he had cancer

june 1985

Baba asks General Taheri for his daughter's hand

january 1986

Amir and Soraya wed

february 1986

Baba dies

february 1986

Amir finishes his first book

june 1988

Amir returns to Afghanistan

june 2001

Amir receives a phone call from Rahim Khan

june 2001

Amir fights Assef

july 2001

Amir adopts sohrab

august 2001