Lost Riders

Descriere: A hard-hitting, intensely moving novel about child slavery in the Middle EastTaken from their home in Pakistan to work in the Persian Gulf, eight-year-old Rashid and his little brother Shari cling to each other. They are then separated and forced to become jockeys in the lucrative camel-racing business. Rashid is starved and worked to exhaustion by harsh supervisors–but he has a talent for racing and quickly becomes his stable’s star jockey. Soon he begins to forget what life was like when he had a proper home. He almost begins to forget about Shari.

  • Autori: Elizabeth Laird
  • Editura: MacMillan Children’s Books
  • Anul aparitiei: 2010
  • ISBN: 9780330452090
  • Numar de pagini: 283
  • Categorie: Children’s

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