The Thirsty Earth

The Thirsty Earth

A Novel. Book One, Alone

Book - 2013
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A twelve-year-old Caribbean boy wakes up to discover his grandmother, his only relative on the island, has died during the night. On his way into town to tell the authorities--and call his mother in America--he becomes the lone witness of a police execution. Worse, when he calls his mother's phone number, he gets a message saying the number has been disconnected. As he struggles to survive on his own, the boy finds himself holding secrets that could have devastating consequences--not only for his own survival, but the island's as well. The Thirsty Earth is the first in a two-book series about the global struggle for human dignity.--Publisher's description.
Publisher: Largo, MD : Strebor Books, c2013.
Edition: 1st Strebor Books trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781593094614
1593094612
Branch Call Number: BERNARD D
Characteristics: 312 p. ; 21 cm.

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