They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan

They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan

NOOK Book10-Year Anniversary REISSUE (eBook - 10-Year Anniversary REISSUE)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610395991
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 08/11/2015
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 362,958
File size: 763 KB

About the Author

Alephonsion and Benson Deng and their cousin Benjamin Ajak left the Sudan in 1987, and were relocated in 2001 from the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to the United States as part of an international refugee relief program. Today, Alephonsian Deng attends San Diego City College and works in the Medical Records Department at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. He has spoken to many schools, universities, clubs and organizations about his extraordinary story in Africa and adapting to his life here in America. Benson Deng runs the computer and digital photography system at Waste Management in El Cajon, CA. Benjamin Ajak resides in San Diego and speaks full time to organizations and schools, sharing his amazing life and insights into surviving as a child of war and a newcomer to the U.S. Judy Bernstein is a mother, writer, Student Advisor for the Community Economic Development Department at San Diego State University, volunteer mentor and Chair of the Advisory Committee of the San Diego International Rescue Committee and co-founder of the IRC Lost Boys Education Fund. She speaks with her co-authors to community groups, temples, churches, and schools.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to the Lost Boys xiii

Part 1 The Village of Juol 1

Part 2 Like Ants Spewing from the Nest 55

Part 3 Lost Boys 225

Part 4 Preparing for America 287

Epilogue 309

Afterword to the 10th Anniversary Edition, Alephonsian Deng 313

Reading Guide 319

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They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Rivoting way to learn about the atrocities taking place in Sudan. 'They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky' is told in the unique voice of three young men who overcame and survived obstacles we can hardly imagine. Very inspirational to see how people can go through so much and still retain their dignity. Once you start the book you will not be able to put it down.