The Last Brother

The Last Brother

Book - 2011
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"As 1944 comes to a close, nine-year-old Raj is unaware of the war devastating the rest of the world. He lives in Mauritius, a remote island in the Indian Ocean, where survival is a daily struggle for his family. After a brutal beating lands Raj in the hospital of a prison camp, he meets David, a boy his own age. David is a refugee, one of a groups of Jewish exiles now indefinitely detained in Mauritius. When a massive storm on the island brings chaos and confusion to the camp, Raj is determined to help David escape."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Graywolf, 2011
ISBN: 9781555975753
1555975755
Branch Call Number: FICTION Appanah-Mouriguand
Characteristics: 164 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Strachan, Geoffrey
Alternative Title: Last brother : a novel

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mblib5 May 16, 2011

Beautifully written, haunting story.

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