A long walk to water : a novel /

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by Park, Linda Sue.
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (Boston :) Physical details: 121 p. : map ; 20 cm. Subject(s): Refugees | Survival | Water | Blacks Year : 2010 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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"Based on a true story" -- Cover.

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of a safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.