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The Journey of the Lost Boys: A Story of Courage, Faith and the Sheer Determination to Survive by a Group of Young Boys Called "The Lost Boys of Sudan" Paperback – May 30, 2005
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Fascinating! I could not put it down! -- Ray Storms
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Highly recommended! Joan Hecht was voted "2005 POW Author of the Year" and her book won 1st Place in Education. -- Caryn Suarez/President Promoting Outstanding Writers(POW)
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Top Customer Reviews
For its rare photos, clear and organized presentation and sincere prose, I highly recommend this informative and inspiring book and thank the author for her outstanding efforts.
As in any dangerous & arduous trek, you have to start with the first step, From The Author gets you in touch with Joan Hecht's frames of references & how she became involved with the Lost Boys. Her writing is both light & compelling. Once you've started, you'll be unable to let go, even as you lift your eyes from the page, wondering where on earth you really are.
Filled with the Lost Boys stories, drawings & photos that all comes together to make a moving testament to their enduring courage & joy of life.
Mark Bixler, author of "The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee Experience" - [...]
is a meticulously detailed history of the Southern Sudanese children's flight from place to place,
running from the government forces of Northern Sudan. Ms. Hecht also pulls together the history
of the long running conflict in Sudan, which sets the stage for this incredible saga.
Her love for the people of Southern Sudan shines through these pages and her commitment to telling
their story is one that you cannot deny. She has captured an inspirational story of
survival and strength."
Judy Walgren, author of "The Lost Boys of Natinga : A School for
Southern Sudan's Young
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The book was exactly as described. The story is such a sad one, yet it is one all people should read. What a book!Published on May 31, 2014 by Ruth Gunter Mitchell
This books gets you to think about your life. We had to read this for a final in school and write about it. Read morePublished on October 30, 2013 by Jennifer Sinsabaugh
I liked the book. It was an easy read and you were brought into the lives of each one of the characters. This is an incredible story that needs to be told.Published on May 3, 2013 by Tim Gillig
I would like to thank Joan Hecht for the wonderful job she did in presenting the complicated story of the Lost Boys of Sudan in a readable manner. Read morePublished on December 7, 2008 by Judith Pex
I have just ordered my third copy of this book as friends are eager to borrow it once they take a look at the drawings and the pictures of these incredible young men who survived... Read morePublished on May 23, 2008 by Claudia Scott
The Journey of the Lost Boys, written by Joan Hecht of the Alliance for the Lost Boys, is a story of courage, faith and the sheer determination to survive against all odds. Read morePublished on April 17, 2008 by Lora P. Geftic
I can only summarize my comment about this book in a few words. The author Joan Hecht did a wonderful task in narrating the frightening and heartbreaking experience of the... Read morePublished on March 30, 2007 by Augustine Invictus
This is the book you need to read if you are unfamiliar with the background of the issues in Sudan, the Lost Boys, and the issues faced by refugees who come to America. Ms. Read morePublished on October 14, 2006 by chineseguapo