No Name For Refugees

by Edison N. Yongai

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/03/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9781452512976

About the Book

The story is narrated by a fifteen-year-old boy who flees from a brutal war in Africa with his parents and little sister and they settle in Australia as refugees. There, they encounter a type of life they are not expecting, and so their lives are turned upside-down. Quarrels and police intervention separate the parents, and the two kids are forced to stay with their mother. Without their father’s usual supervision, they become delinquent and are enticed to become drug couriers until the police step in.

About the Author

Edison Nyambeche Yongai was born in Kono District, Sierra Leone. He attended Yengema, Koidu and Magburaka Secondary Schools and did higher studies at Fourah Bay College (University of Sierra Leone) and University of Wollongong, Australia. His other works include the children’s books Check, Come Here! and The Birthday Party; a novel titled Who Killed Mohtta? (all published by Macmillan London Publishers); and The War After the War, published by Tate Publishing in the US. Edison lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and their three kids.