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The glass collector

Author: Anna Perera
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Cairo, fifteen-year-old Aaron makes a living out of gathering garbage; as a member of the despised Zabbaleen, this is his fate. But Aaron has dreams. Every day he dreams of Rachel. He dreams that they will make a life together, far from the smells, cruelty and squalour of their daily existence. Suggested level: secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Perera
ISBN: 9780141331157 0141331151
OCLC Number: 663438107
Description: 293 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Anna Perera.

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Fifteen-year-old Aaron lives amongst the rubbish piles in the slums of Cairo. His job? To collect broken glass. His life? Wasted. His hope? To find a future he can believe in...  Read more...

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This novel will definitely interest teenage readers who are eager to know more about the wider world, particularly if their curiosity about Egypt has been piqued by recent events Guardian Anna Read more...

 
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