Lost Riders

Lost Riders

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A hard-hitting, intensely moving novel about child slavery in the Middle East

Taken from their home in Pakistan to work in the Persian Gulf, eight-year-old Rashid and his little brother Shari cling to each other. They are then separated and forced to become jockeys in the lucrative camel-racing business. Rashid is starved and worked to exhaustion by harsh supervisors - but he has a talent for racing and quickly becomes his stable's star jockey. Soon he begins to forget what life was like when he had a proper home. He almost begins to forget about Shari.


ISBN: 9780330452090

Published Date: July 9, 2009

Publisher: MacMillan

Language: English

Page Count: 283

Size: 8.00" l x 5.25" w x 0.78" h