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Children of the river

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This edition was published by Delacorte Press in New York.

213 pages

Having fled Cambodia four years earlier to escape the Khmer Rouge army, seventeen-year-old Sundara is torn between remaining faithful to her own people and enjoying life in her Oregon high school as a "regular" American.

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Children of the River
2009, Random House Children's Books
E-book in English
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Children of the River
October 1999, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
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Children of the river
1991, Dell Pub.
Paperback in English
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Children of the river
1989, Delacorte Press
in English
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Children of the river
1989, Laurel Leaf Books
in English
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Children of the river
Publish date unknown, Delacorte Press

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Children of the river

First published in 1989



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Sundara fled Cambodia with her aunt's family to escape the Khmer Rouge army when she was thirteen, leaving behind her parents, her brother and sister, and the boy she had loved since she was a child.Now, four years later, she struggles to fit in at her Oregon high school and to be "a good Cambodian girl" at home. A good Cambodian girl never dates; she waits for her family to arrange her marriage to a Cambodian boy. Yet Sundara and Jonathan, an extraordinary American boy, are powerfully drawn to each other. Haunted by grief for her lost family and for the life left behind, Sundara longs to be with him. At the same time she wonders, Are her hopes for happiness and new life in America disloyal to her past and her people?From the Paperback edition.

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For a brief time, it seemed the New Year had brought good fortune to the household of Tep Naro in the Cambodian village of Ream: a fat-cheeked new daughter born to his wife, Soka.
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Children of the river

This edition was published by Delacorte Press in New York.


Edition Description

Having fled Cambodia four years earlier to escape the Khmer Rouge army, seventeen-year-old Sundara is torn between remaining faithful to her own people and enjoying life in her Oregon high school as a "regular" American.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.C86815 Ch 1989, PZ7.C86815 Ch 1989

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18357674M
Internet Archive
childrenofriver00crew_0
ISBN 10
0385296908, 0440501229
LC Control Number
88-20401, 88020401
Library Thing
324036
Goodreads
3747807

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