Author:Sergio Scapagnini

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The Story of Lala

By: Sergio Scapagnini

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003323

ISBN: 0143335995

Condition: New


Lala is eleven when he resolves to go to the great city—Bombay—to aid his parents, who are desperately poor, and to buy his father the plot of land which he has been tilling for years as a tenant. Lala's dream is simple: he wants to create a little world of honest and rewarding work so that his family can live without fear. But this simple dream is not easy to realize, and at each stage lie new and bigger challenges for the little boy. From his first sight of a market in Benaras to his first train ride, from his encounters with the Great City to his life as a fisherman where he takes on ... View more info