A long walk to water : a novel /

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996,...

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Main Author: Park, Linda Sue.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Clarion Books, 2010.
Physical Description: 121 p. : map ; 22 cm.
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Summary: When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.
Published: New York : Clarion Books, 2010.
Language: English
Item Description: "Based on a true story."
Audience: 720
ISBN: 9780547251271 :
0547251270 :
9780547577319 (pbk.)