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  • In the Sea There are Crocodiles : Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari
    Fabio Geda
    Paperback: 06/12/2012
     
    When a ten-year-old boy's village in Afghanistan falls prey to Taliban rule, his mother shepherds the boy ...
  • Dog Boy : A Novel
    Eva Hornung
    Hardcover: 03/18/2010
     
    A vivid, riveting novel about an abandoned boy who takes up with a pack of feral dogs in late 20th century ...
  • Sold
    Patricia McCormick
    Paperback: 04/01/2008
     
    Although Lakshmi's family is desperately poor her life still contains simple pleasures; but, when the harsh ...
  • Kafka on The Shore
    Haruki Murakami
    Paperback: 01/03/2006
     
    A tour de force of metaphysical reality, powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy who runs away ...
  • Sightseeing : Short Stories
    Rattawut Lapcharoensap
    Paperback: 01/28/2005
     
    A glorious fiction debut written with exceptional acuity by an award-winning twenty-five-year-old Thai-...
  • The Flame Tree
    Richard Lewis
    Paperback: 07/31/2004
     
    Against the backdrop of September 11, 2001, The Flame Tree is a fierce novel of friendship, faith, and ...

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