It is well written and Mr. Dau's story is amazing.
He has also given us a gift which serves as an example that in the face of unbearable adversity, hope and success are still attainable with a strong faith and will.
His description of his experience coming to the U.S. really makes me appreciate what we have.
Breathtaking and brutal. Unbelievable story of and by a child soldier. A must read!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This is the second book I have read on the Lost Boys as a result of the movie "The Good Lie". John's story is a well told exposition of the difficult trials of the country, the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Grndmaofn8
I was captivated by this book as John described his journey and those with him. I am recommending it to my friends.Published 2 months ago by Rebecca J. Walters
Such a deep, wonderful story. I've used this for my children to learn from. Thank you.Published 3 months ago by r. mccampbell
A tremendous story of human struggle. John Dau has given face and personality to the hard cold news print and come to symbolize the beauty and meaning of liberty we westerners... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jeff F.
The memoir itself is an unforgettable story of survival against near-impossible odds. The quality of the book, however, was misrepresented. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Heather G. Wertz
This book is far more than a memoir and a little less. While it contains the personal recollections and anecdotes that make memoirs readable it leans far to much toward the... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Steve
Sometimes we take "things" for granted- people, situations, and life in general. This book was a wake-up call for me. Read morePublished on February 19, 2013 by Patty Butler