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Hinterlands of Hope
A Lost Boy’s Journey from the southern Sudan War Zones
by Daniel Yamun Ukang View author's profile page

Overview


At the age of six Daniel Yamun Ukang fled in terror from his home in South Sudan when the Khartoum Government attacked his village. Forced to fend for himself, Daniel trekked more than a thousand miles across the Sahara to Ethiopia seeking refuge. "Hinterlands of Hope" is the real-life account of the challenges faced by a Lost Boy during the Second Sudanese Civil War.

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Hinterlands of Hope is the real-life account of the challenges faced by a Lost Boy during the Second Sudanese Civil War. At the mere age of six, Daniel Yamun Ukang fled in terror from his home in South Sudan when the Khartoum Government attacked his village. Forced to fend for himself, Daniel trekked more than a thousand miles across the Sahara to Ethiopia seeking refuge. His journey of hope and hardship will be etched in your heart and memory forever. 


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About the author


Daniel Yamun Ukang, of the South Sudan Luo tribe, immigrated to San Diego, California in 2001 as a refugee from the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya where he lived for more than a decade with sixteen thousand other Lost Boys. He is the president of the California Sudanese Lost Boys and Girls Foundation, a nonprofit organization that fosters community-based assistance to the San Diego Lost Boys and provides school supplies to Awoda Primary School in South Sudan.  Daniel enjoys playing soccer, listening to gospel music, and spending time with his family. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Mary, and their four children.

 

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Book details

Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Subgenre:Personal Memoirs

Language:English

Pages:212

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781098313661

Paperback ISBN:9781098313654


Overview


At the age of six Daniel Yamun Ukang fled in terror from his home in South Sudan when the Khartoum Government attacked his village. Forced to fend for himself, Daniel trekked more than a thousand miles across the Sahara to Ethiopia seeking refuge. "Hinterlands of Hope" is the real-life account of the challenges faced by a Lost Boy during the Second Sudanese Civil War.

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Description


Hinterlands of Hope is the real-life account of the challenges faced by a Lost Boy during the Second Sudanese Civil War. At the mere age of six, Daniel Yamun Ukang fled in terror from his home in South Sudan when the Khartoum Government attacked his village. Forced to fend for himself, Daniel trekked more than a thousand miles across the Sahara to Ethiopia seeking refuge. His journey of hope and hardship will be etched in your heart and memory forever. 


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About the author


Daniel Yamun Ukang, of the South Sudan Luo tribe, immigrated to San Diego, California in 2001 as a refugee from the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya where he lived for more than a decade with sixteen thousand other Lost Boys. He is the president of the California Sudanese Lost Boys and Girls Foundation, a nonprofit organization that fosters community-based assistance to the San Diego Lost Boys and provides school supplies to Awoda Primary School in South Sudan.  Daniel enjoys playing soccer, listening to gospel music, and spending time with his family. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Mary, and their four children.

 

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Carren
Hinterlands of Hope Hinterlands of Hope is the remarkable recount of how Daniel was detached from his family at the young age of 6 because of the attacks on his Sudanese village during a civil war. Through fathom, dangerers of the wilderness, and constant relocation, he survived. Once you start reading, you won't want put the book down. Read more
udowal
Hinterlands of Hope Hinterlands of Hope is a fascinating memoir. At a younger age, the author traveled from Southern Sudan war zones to Ethiopia, Kenya, and finally to the United States seeking refuge. His journey is a page-turner. It will inspire you. Read more
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