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The lost boys of Sudan : an American story of the refugee experience

Author: Mark Bixler
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
In 2000 the United States began accepting 3,800 refugees from one of Africa's longest civil wars. They were just some of the thousands of young men, known as "Lost Boys," who had been orphaned or otherwise separated from their families in the chaos of a brutal conflict that has ravaged their home country of Sudan since 1983. [This book] focuses on four of these refugees. Theirs, however, is a typical story, one that  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bixler
ISBN: 0820328839 9780820328836
OCLC Number: 76802244
Description: xvi, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Landing --
Bread in the dishwasher --
The spoiling of the world --
A bitter wind --
Selective compassion --
The level of responsible people --
Are y'all resettling any of these guys? --
Body language in the workplace --
September 11, 2001 --
Chasing the wind --
Can you name your sisters? --
This is your future --
Driving --
Don't get obsessed --
Peace? --
Gentlemen of the future --
Epilogue, January 2006.
Responsibility: Mark Bixler.
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Focuses on four of these refugees: Jacob Magot, Peter Anyang, Daniel Khoch, and Marko Ayii. This is the story of how Jacob, Peter, Daniel, and Marko faced the countless challenges of making it in a  Read more...


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An inspiring story of determination and faith... An utterly gripping story of perseverant young people. - Booklist ""The journey of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan' is both heartbreaking and inspiring. It Read more...

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