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  • Little Princes

  • One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
  • By: Conor Grennan
  • Narrated by: Conor Grennan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,875
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,616
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,623

In search of adventure, 29-year-old Conor Grennan traded his day job for a year-long trip around the globe, a journey that began with a three-month stint volunteering at the Little Princes Children's Home, an orphanage in war-torn Nepal. Conor was initially reluctant to volunteer, unsure whether he had the proper skill, or enough passion, to get involved in a developing country in the middle of a civil war. But he was soon overcome by the herd of rambunctious, resilient children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hope there is a sequel!

  • By R. Cotton on 02-19-11

Inspiring, Educational and Fun

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-10-11

I so dearly love this book. Conor Grennan's personal narration of his experiences in Nepal working with these amazing children made this book especially enjoyable to listen to. While doing very serious work, he never takes himself too seriously, is laugh out loud funny at times, and most of all, you can tell what a labor of love this project is for him. I also enjoyed learning about the Nepali culture, history and gaining a better understanding of what it is like to live in such an impoverished country, something we westerners often forget exists. Outstanding work and an outstanding book.

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