Title Asmir in Vienna
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Australia Puffin 1995
0140380353 / 9780140380354
Seller ID 052073
231 pages including b/w illustrations. Sequel to 'No Gun for Asmir' which continues the true story of Asmir and his Muslim family, whose life has been torn apart by the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Asmir, his mother, grandmother and brother have fled Sarajevo for Vienna. Here, as refugees, they begin to learn about life in a new country, using a new language and Asmir starts school for the first time. The author writes about their heartaches, their hopes and their fears, especially for their father who was forced to remain in Sarajevo. Includes photographs and illustrations by Elizabeth Honey. The award-winning author has written 34 books for children and this is her third story about refugees. In 1995 she was made an honorary doctor of the University of South Australia for her contribution to literature. Tanning page edges.