A Long Walk To Water

Author: Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547532844
Size: 76.77 MB
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A Long Walk To Water from the Author: Linda Sue Park. The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

The Long Walk

Author: Richard Bachman
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606169240
Size: 22.68 MB
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The Long Walk from the Author: Richard Bachman. In a futuristic America ruled by ultraconservatives one hundred of the nation's hardiest boys must endure a five-hundred-mile marathon race in order to win fame and fortune

The Long Walk

Author: Slavomir Rawicz
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762784717
Size: 13.52 MB
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The Long Walk from the Author: Slavomir Rawicz. MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD! The classic adventure story that inspired the new major motion picture The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir In 1941, the author and six fellow prisoners of war escaped a Soviet labor camp in Yakutsk—a camp where enduring hunger, cold, untended wounds, and untreated illnesses, and avoiding daily executions were everyday feats. Their march—over thousands of miles by foot—out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India is a remarkable statement about man’s desire to be free. Written in a hauntingly detailed, no-holds-barred way, the book inspired the Peter Wier film The Way Back. Previous editions have sold hundreds of thousands of copies; this edition includes an afterword written by the author shortly before his death, as well as the author's introduction to the book's Polish edition. Guaranteed to forever stay in the reader's mind, The Long Walk will remain a testament to the strength of the human spirit, and the universal desire for freedom and dignity. Six-time Academy Award–nominee Peter Weir (Master and Commander, The Truman Show, and The Dead Poets Society) directed The Way Back, a much-anticipated film based on The Long Walk. Starring Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, and Ed Harris.

Long Walk To Freedom

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1743530390
Size: 74.34 MB
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Long Walk To Freedom from the Author: Nelson Mandela. This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. The official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's internationally bestselling autobiography. Nelson Mandela is a true hero of our times, loved and admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and for justice and peace throughout the world. This book tells the story of his life, from his carefree days as an ordinary village boy, to his unflinching leadership of the ANC, the long years in prison and his eventual freedom and extraordinary elevation to President of South Africa. Abridged by acclaimed author Chris van Wyk and beautifully illustrated by Paddy Bouma, this is an important book bringing an inspirational man to life for a younger generation.

Long Walk To Freedom

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 140553074X
Size: 22.15 MB
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Long Walk To Freedom from the Author: Nelson Mandela. The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Nelson Mandela became the democratically elected, first black president of the republic of South Africa on 27 April 1994. Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. 'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable' Andre Brink 'Enthralling . . . Mandela emulates the few great political leaders such as Lincoln and Gandhi, who go beyond mere consensus and move out ahead of their followers to break new ground' Donald Woods, Sunday Times

Long Walk To Freedom Vol 2

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748118535
Size: 49.28 MB
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Long Walk To Freedom Vol 2 from the Author: Nelson Mandela. The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly recreates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. From his imprisonment on Robben Island to his remarkable journey to freedom and inauguration as President this book describes Mandela's frustrations and strength of heart as well as the overwhelming joy of freedom and power. Emotive and compelling, it completes the story of an epic life. 'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable' ANDRE BRINK 'Enthralling . . . Mandela emulates the few great political leaders such as Lincoln and Gandhi, who go beyond mere consensus and move out ahead of their followers to break new ground' Donald Woods in the SUNDAY TIMES

Ellie S Long Walk

Author: Pam Flowers
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 0882409417
Size: 32.67 MB
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Ellie S Long Walk from the Author: Pam Flowers. The true story of Ellie, a formerly abandoned puppy, and her new owner who hike the 2,000 Appalachian Trail and ford rivers, scale rugged cliffs, and survive howling storms. It is a charming story of friendship and teamwork that teaches lessons about courage, determination, trust, and love.

A Very Long Walk

Author: Rachel Escott
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1470968185
Size: 14.68 MB
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A Very Long Walk from the Author: Rachel Escott.