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In the Sea There Are Crocodiles

Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari : A Novel
Geda, Fabio (Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
In the Sea There Are Crocodiles
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An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother shepherds him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.
Authors: Geda, Fabio, 1972-
Title: In the sea there are crocodiles
based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari : a novel
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2011
Edition: 1st United States ed
Characteristics: 215 p. :,maps ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Fabio Geda ; translated from the Italian by Howard Curtis
Summary: An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother shepherds him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.
ISBN: 0385534736
9780385534734
Branch Call Number: FICTION GEDA 2011
Subject Headings: Immigrants Italy Fiction Political refugees Italy Fiction Afghans Italy Fiction Political refugees Afghanistan Fiction Boys Afghanistan Fiction Akbari, Enaiatollah Travel Afghanistan History 1989-2001 Fiction Human smuggling Fiction Abandoned children Pakistan Fiction Akbari, Enaiatollah Childhood and youth Fiction
Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Topical Term: Immigrants
Political refugees
Afghans
Political refugees
Boys
Human smuggling
Abandoned children
LCCN: 2011012171
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An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother shepherds him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there... Read More »

A novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother shepherds him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.

A fictionalized account of a true story about a young boy's repeated attempst to escape from a desperate life in Afghanistan to a life of promise in Italy.


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