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Synopsis:

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What Is the What is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children—the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges. Moving, suspenseful, and unexpectedly funny, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man.

About the Author

Dave Eggers is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best–selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and for his more recent work as a screenwriter. He is also the co–founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781620649138
Publisher:
Audiogo
Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Author:
Eggers, Dave
Author:
Graham, Dion
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English

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New York Times Notable Book

New York Times Bestseller

What Is the What is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children—the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges. Moving, suspenseful, and unexpectedly funny, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man.

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