In the Sea There Are Crocodiles

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles

Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari : A Novel

Book - 2011
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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.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307743824
9780385534734
0385534736
Branch Call Number: FICTION GEDA 2011
Characteristics: 215 pages : maps ; 20 cm

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An awe-inspiring story of one Afghan boy Enaiatollah Akbari, whose mother was left with no choice but to take her son across the border to Pakistan, leave him there and pray for the best.

A young boy is abandoned by his mother, who fears that he will be taken by the Taliban, but is determined to make a better life for himself.

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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TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 03, 2016

Enaiat's story is beautiful and beguiling. It took Enaiat Akbari eight years to live it; it's certainly worth the few hours it takes to read it.

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