About this book
Paperback edition of Eggers' acclaimed portrayal of one boy's courage in the midst of one the world's most violent conflicts, the war in Sudan. From the author of "A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius" and "You Shall Know Our Velocity", Eggers is also the editor of the literary journal "McSweeney's". 'Read Dave Eggers' "What Is The What" - it's the best book of the year' "Guardian"
Valentino Achak Deng is just a boy when conflict separates him from his family and forces him to leave his small Sudanese village, joining thousands of other orphans on their long, long walk to Ethiopia, where they find safety - for a time. This title tells the tale of tragedy and triumph.