What Is the What

The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng

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A biographical novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, who as a boy was separated from his family when his village in southern Sudan was attacked, and became one of the estimated 17,000 "lost boys of Sudan" before relocating from a ...Continua
Ha scritto il 02/11/11
A masterpiece. Loved it!
To read my review on this book in Spanish, click on the following link: http://lunairereadings.blogspot.com/2012/03/what-is-what-dave-eggers.html It took me a long time to finish reading this book. Not only because it is very long, but also because ...Continua
Ha scritto il 28/08/08
I would have to say that I enjoyed this novel as much as The Infidel. It is the story of Achak Deng, one of the lost boys, who was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven, treking hundreds of miles on foot through many life ...Continua
Ha scritto il 23/02/08
A story that makes you think that you are lucky enough to live your live, and to treasure what you own.
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 04/02/08
"What is the What" is the fictionalized autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng, one of the “Lost Boys” of Sudan, who fled from his country during the second Sudanese Civil War and eventually (re)settled in the USA.I finished reading this book
  • 2 mi piace
Ha scritto il 06/12/07
well written, beautiful, moving and full of information

Ha scritto il Sep 09, 2010, 11:24
Whatever I do, however I find a way to live, I will tell these stories... .I speak to you because I cannot help it. It gives me strength, almost unbelievable strength, to know that you are there.... I am alive and you are alive so we must fill the ...Continua
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