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On two feet and wings : based on one boy's amazing true story of survival

Author: Abbas Kazerooni
Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. : Allen and Unwin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Close to his tenth birthday, Abbas has to leave his parents and friends to escape Tehran. The Iran-Iraq War is at its bloodiest. The ayatollahs, the rulers of Iran, have reduced the age of recruitment into the army. If Abbas doesn't leave soon, he will have to go to war. In the strange and often frightening city of Istanbul, Abbas has to grow up fast. Living alone for twelve weeks in a rundown hotel, he has to learn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbas Kazerooni
ISBN: 9781743311059 1743311052
OCLC Number: 777395768
Description: 1 v.
Responsibility: Abbas Kazerooni.

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This amazing true story of a boy fleeing Tehran on his own during the Iran-Iraq War provides a powerful child's-eye view of political tumult, separation, survival, dreams and triumphs in a moving  Read more...

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