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a oeThis is a gripping drama about a fascinating fragment of time in history - the expulsion of Indians from Uganda in 1972. Fifteen-year-old Sabine poignantly straddles two worlds - those of the landed Indian gentry and of the native Ugandans amid wrenching turmoil. Quietly and crisply written, all of Nanji´s characters are beautifully realized, morally nuanced and compellingly crafted.a --- Governor General´s Literary Awards - Canada Council for the Arts. In August 1972, President Idi Amin declares that a message from God has come to him in a dream: all foreign Indians must be a oeweeded outa of Uganda in the next ninety days. Fifteen-year-old Sabine and her father, a successful businessman, are confident that their family will not be affected, since they are Ugandan citizens, but Sabinea (TM)s fearful mother is certain that they will have to leave. As the ninety days tick by, the Presidenta (TM)s message a ´´ the a oecountdown monster, a as Sabine calls it a ´´ is broadcast every day on the radio, and life becomes more difficult for her family and other Indians in Uganda. Sabine tries to hold on to her optimism, counting on her best friend, Zena, and her grandfather, Bapa, to keep her spirits up, but after her beloved uncle Zulfiqar disappears and Zena turns against her, Sabine begins to share her mothera (TM)s fears. When a new law is declared on the radio a ´´ all Indians must leave a ´´ Sabine and her family have a hard decision to make. Should they stay and defend their rights, or should they go? And how will they begin a new life in a different land? a oeThis is a gripping drama about a fascinating fragment of time in history - the expulsion of Indians from Uganda in 1972. Fifteen-year-old Sabine poignantly straddles two worlds - those of the landed Indian gentry and of the native Ugandans amid wrenching turmoil. Quietly and crisply written, all of Nanji´s characters are beautifully realized, morally nuanced and compellingly crafted.a --- Governor General´s Literary Awards - Canada Council for the Arts. In August 1972, President Idi Amin dec Hörbuch Hörbücher>Fremdsprachige Hörbücher>Englische Hörbücher>Kinder- & Jugendhörbücher>Nach Alter>Ab 10 Jahren, Brilliance Audio

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a oeThis is a gripping drama about a fascinating fragment of time in history - the expulsion of Indians from Uganda in 1972. Fifteen-year-old Sabine poignantly straddles two worlds - those of the landed Indian gentry and of the native Ugandans amid wrenching turmoil. Quietly and crisply written, all of Nanji's characters are beautifully realized, morally nuanced and compellingly crafted.a --- Governor General's Literary Awards - Canada Council for the Arts. In August 1972, President Idi Amin declares that a message from God has come to him in a dream: all foreign Indians must be a oeweeded outa of Uganda in the next ninety days. Fifteen-year-old Sabine and her father, a successful businessman, are confident that their family will not be affected, since they are Ugandan citizens, but Sabinea (TM)s fearful mother is certain that they will have to leave. As the ninety days tick by, the Presidenta (TM)s message a " the a oecountdown monster, a as Sabine calls it a " is broadcast every day on the radio, and life becomes more difficult for her family and other Indians in Uganda. Sabine tries to hold on to her optimism, counting on her best friend, Zena, and her grandfather, Bapa, to keep her spirits up, but after her beloved uncle Zulfiqar disappears and Zena turns against her, Sabine begins to share her mothera (TM)s fears. When a new law is declared on the radio a " all Indians must leave a " Sabine and her family have a hard decision to make. Should they stay and defend their rights, or should they go? And how will they begin a new life in a different land?

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781423370659
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1423370651
Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: BRILLIANCE AUDIO
Weight: 0,218 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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1-4233-7065-1, 978-1-4233-7065-9


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