Why No Goodbye? by Pamela L. Laskin

Why No Goodbye?

Pamela L. Laskin

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180 pages


What happens to the child left behind? Jubair's family is stuck in Myanmar, until his mother escapes--with three out of four children. On the cusp of adolescence, the young boy--interned to a farmer--is filled with rage. Jubair is left to sleep in...
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