Against the storm

by Gaye Hicyilmaz | 07 December 1998
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Category: Childrens 9 plus
Mehmet does not understand why his family wants to leave their beautiful, blossom-filled village to move to the city. Their new home on the hills around Ankara is in the shanty-town, and there Mehmet must learn different ways of surviving life on the streets - fast. He makes new friends, like Muhlis, who deals in scrap, and rediscovers his boyhood companion Hayri, now starving and desperate. Through their eyes, Mehmet begins to recognise the trap that poverty has sprung around them - and he forges plans to escape to a better life. An enthralling and unforgettable story about poverty and injustice, from award-winning novelist Gaye Hiçyilmaz.
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Mehmet does not understand why his family wants to leave their beautiful, blossom-filled village to move to the city. Their new home on the hills around Ankara is in the shanty-town, and there Mehmet must learn different ways of surviving life on the streets - fast. He makes new friends, like Muhlis, who deals in scrap, and rediscovers his boyhood companion Hayri, now starving and desperate. Through their eyes, Mehmet begins to recognise the trap that poverty has sprung around them - and he forges plans to escape to a better life. An enthralling and unforgettable story about poverty and injustice, from award-winning novelist Gaye Hiçyilmaz.
Currently out of stock
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€8.39
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
25 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

Product Description

Mehmet does not understand why his family wants to leave their beautiful, blossom-filled village to move to the city. Their new home on the hills around Ankara is in the shanty-town, and there Mehmet must learn different ways of surviving life on the streets - fast. He makes new friends, like Muhlis, who deals in scrap, and rediscovers his boyhood companion Hayri, now starving and desperate. Through their eyes, Mehmet begins to recognise the trap that poverty has sprung around them - and he forges plans to escape to a better life. An enthralling and unforgettable story about poverty and injustice, from award-winning novelist Gaye Hiçyilmaz.

Product Details

Against the storm

ISBN9780571194964

FormatPAPERBACK

Publisher (07 December. 1998)

No. of Pages192

Weight160

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 196 x 126 x 15