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A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water

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A Long Walk to Water

by Park, Linda Sue

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0547577311
ISBN 13
9780547577319
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010. 1st. paperback. Near fine.. B (198 x 129). A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hoursÕ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the ""lost boys"" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with NyaÕs in an astonishing and moving way.

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A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

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On Apr 17 2014, Fireflower537 said:
A very short but powerful book of the true story of Salva Dut and the fictional girl Nya.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
IYC132055
Title
A Long Walk to Water
Author
Park, Linda Sue
Format/Binding
Paperback
Book Condition
Used - Near fine.
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st
ISBN 10
0547577311
ISBN 13
9780547577319
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Place of Publication
Boston and New York
Date Published
2010
Pages
122
Keywords
1st, fiction, Africa, Waugh
Bookseller catalogs
2nd-hand books;
X weight
0.1 g
Size
B (198 x 129)

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