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Dan and his journey to find his mother When the US grants approximately 4000 unaccompanied minors political asylum Majok becomes Michael and he is given a new start in the US Yet his life is no. An amazing story I felt privileged to have read Highly recommended Edouard Manet unaccompanied minors political asylum Majok becomes Michael and he is given a new start in the US Yet his life is no. An amazing story I felt privileged to have read Highly recommended

SUMMARY How Fast Can You Run

How Fast Can You Run

Set across the backdrop of refugee migration that spans East Africa the US and Australia How Fast Can You Run is the inspiring true story of a five year old boy's flight from war in southern Su. I received an ARC of this beautiful book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review I loved it How Fast Can You Run so much I am purchasing copies for friends This is a heart wrenching skillfully executed narrative I couldn t stop reading Millan s writing voice coupled with Kuch s epic story sings off the page The generosity of both writer and narrator had me laughing crying mourning and hoping I m so taken by this book I intend to teach it in future semestersIf you want to know the horrors of children surrounded by war and the horrors they too often face when rebuilding the lives they ve always yearned to live read this book and then read it again If you want to witness human spirit at its best amidst the worst the world can offer you will not be disappointed with Millan and Kuch s offeringI HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK

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T without trauma culminating when a fellow student betrays him This is the story of a survivor who summons the courageous spirit of millions of refugees throughout history and it lives on today. Several books have been written about the Lost Boys who escaped from Sudan under horrific conditions during brutal wars I haven t read them all but I m sure this is one of the best It s based on the true story of a boy Majok now Michael who raced to safety with a host of other boys during the 1990s I m not sure why it was written as a novel perhaps so the author could alter time seuences and protect the privacy of some characters Majok s trek across East Africa through jungles and swamps rivers and refugee camps and hiding from soldiers lasted some ten years The privations and difficulties were ghastly and the kids were always hungry yet they managed to find fun along the way dunking each other in a river playing soccer with a ball made from a blown up rubber glove They got some schooling in the camps Majok clearly an exceptionally intelligent person eventually got to America but what he wanted most was to find his mother again The book s writing style is somewhat jerky like the journey itself jumping from one harrowing experience to the next constant action and reaction Only near the end in dramatic court scenes does the reader see the full depth of MajokMichael s character when people who know him stand up to speak about him It s powerful stuff I recommend it for several reasons it describes a situation of concern to the world it reminds us of the plight of refugees who need our help it s a testimony to the incredible resilience of the human spirit and it s a darn good story told well The Black Painting under horrific conditions during brutal wars I haven t read them all but I m sure this is one of the best It s based on the true story of a boy Majok now Michael who raced to safety with a host of other boys during the 1990s I m not sure why it was written as a novel perhaps so the author could alter time seuences and protect the privacy of some characters Majok s trek across East Africa through jungles and swamps rivers and refugee camps and hiding from soldiers lasted some ten years The privations and difficulties were ghastly and the kids were always hungry yet they managed to find fun along the way dunking each other in a river playing soccer with a ball made from a blown Fire and Desire up rubber glove They got some schooling in the camps Majok clearly an exceptionally intelligent person eventually got to America but what he wanted most was to find his mother again The book s writing style is somewhat jerky like the journey itself jumping from one harrowing experience to the next constant action and reaction Only near the end in dramatic court scenes does the reader see the full depth of MajokMichael s character when people who know him stand The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox up to speak about him It s powerful stuff I recommend it for several reasons it describes a situation of concern to the world it reminds The Illusionists us of the plight of refugees who need our help it s a testimony to the incredible resilience of the human spirit and it s a darn good story told well


10 thoughts on “How Fast Can You Run

  1. says:

    I received an ARC of this beautiful book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review I loved it How Fast Can You Run so much I am purchasing copies for friends This is a heart wrenching skillfully executed narrative I couldn't stop reading Millan's writing voice coupled with Kuch's epic story sings off the page The generosity of both writer and narrator had me laughing crying mourning and hoping I'm so tak

  2. says:

    The author’s voice is filled with compassion as she recount’s the compelling story of Sudanese refugee Michael Majok Kuch Milan tells his story with the grace of a poet and capture’s the beauty of the human spirit that triumphs after endu

  3. says:

    What an inspirational book Millan writes the true story of a Sudanese refugee Michael Kuch possibly one of the lost boys of Sudan It is a harrowing account of bravery and despair war and peace flexibility and perseverance Michael’s loss is ours as he escapes his village at the age of five travels thousands o

  4. says:

    Harriet Levin Millan's debut novel she's already an accomplished poet tells a compelling story of survival that i

  5. says:

    A gorgeously written portrait of an innocent victim in hard times still thinking about the last scene because the image is so resonant

  6. says:

    An amazing story I felt privileged to have read Highly recommended

  7. says:

    This is well written and an important story for us to be considering right now

  8. says:

    Being privileged enough to be born in the United States I often times forget how tough it is for some folks to simply live without fear of war and basic living essentials like food This book is completely heart felt and eye opening for people like me that forget the struggles some folk go through just to live life in some sort of comfort Mi

  9. says:

    Several books have been written about the Lost Boys who escaped from Sudan under horrific conditions during brutal wars I haven't read them all but I'm sure this is one of the best It's based on the true story of a boy Majok now Michael who raced to safety with a host of other boys during the 1990s I'm not sure why it was written as a novel perhaps so the author could alter time seuences and protect the privac

  10. says:

    Harriet Millan's How Fast Can You Run is the beautifully crafted true story of Michael Majok Kuch'sflight as a small boy separated from his family in war torn southern Sudan his perilous journey and his uest to find his mo

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