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4 edition of Escaping the tiger found in the catalog.

Escaping the tiger

Laura Manivong

Escaping the tiger

by Laura Manivong

  • 262 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Fiction,
  • Laotians -- Thailand -- Fiction,
  • Emigration and immigration -- Fiction,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- Thailand -- Fiction,
  • Laos -- Politics and government -- 1975- -- Fiction,
  • Thailand -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In 1982, twelve-year-old Vonlai, his parents, and sister Dalah escape from Laos to a Thai refugee camp, where they spend four long years struggling to survive in hopes of one day reaching America.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLaura Manivong.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M31278 Esc 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23621727M
    ISBN 109780061661778, 9780061661785
    LC Control Number2009024095

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Escaping the Tiger By Laura Manivong Published by Harper Collins “Based on the author’s husband’s own experiences, this is a vivid and lovingly drawn tale of people caught in the crossroads of history and struggling to retain both dignity and hope.”Children’s Literature.

But after marrying Troy, it began to click. After eight years, two kids, and countless drafts, Escaping the Tiger was done, its pages based on Troy's experiences as a Lao refugee hoping for a new home.

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Escaping the Tiger by Laura Manivong. (Hardcover ) Inyear-old Vonlai Sirivong and his family risk their lives and escape across the river from Communist-controlled Laos to Thailand. Aug 19,  · Consider it a book rescue. I started writing it just before I found out I was pregnant with my first born, who is now in middle school.

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After fleeing across the Mekong River and nearly drowning in the process, year-old Lao Vonlai, his older sister, Dalah, and his parents are confined to an overcrowded refugee camp in Thailand in to wait for resettlement in a Western country.

Food is scarce, and camp conditions are horrific, with little to sustain the family but a sense of community and dwindling hope, as months of Author: Laura Manivong.Two tiger attacks occurred at the San Francisco Zoo, in andboth involving a female Siberian tiger named Tatiana (June 27, – December 25, ).

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