Lost Riders (Paperback)Elizabeth Laird (author)
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A story of separation and the strength of family, Lost Riders is a powerful and thought-provoking novel from award-winning author Elizabeth Laird.
Taken from their home in Pakistan to work in the Persian Gulf, eight-year-old Rashid and his little brother Shari cling to each other. Then they are separated and forced to become jockeys in the lucrative camel-racing business. Rashid is starved and worked to exhaustion by harsh supervisors - but he has a talent for racing and quickly becomes his stable's star jockey. Soon he begins to forget what life was like when he had a proper home. He almost begins to forget about Shari . . .
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 218 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 19 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition
"It is a tough book but the children feel real, there is light and shade and, at the very end, a homecoming." --Carousel Magazine
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