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  • A Long Walk to Water

  • By: Linda Sue Park
  • Narrated by: David Baker, Cynthia Bishop
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 822
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 827

In 1985 southern Sudan is ravaged by war. Rebels and government forces battle for control, with ordinary people…people like the boy, Salva Dut…caught in the middle. When Salva's village is attacked, he must embark on a harrowing journey that will propel him through horror and heartbreak, across a harsh desert, and into a strange new life. Years later, in contemporary South Sudan, a girl named Nya must walk eight hours a day to fetch water. The walk is grueling, but there is unexpected hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Exposure to Life in Sudan in the late 20 th Century

  • By Ann M. Carbonell on 06-24-17

Excellent story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-19-18

By the end of the story I was cheering for the characters. The story was very moving and gave a glimpse into the lives of the people that lived through the war torn time in Sudan.

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