By Mitali Perkins
Narrated by way of teenage boys on opposing facets of the clash among the Burmese executive and the Karenni, one in every of Burma's many ethnic minorities, this coming-of-age novel happens opposed to the political and armed forces backdrop of modern day Burma. Chiko is not a fighter by means of nature. he is a book-loving Burmese boy whose father, a physician, is in felony for resisting the govt.. Tu Reh, nonetheless, desires to struggle for freedom after looking at Burmese infantrymen wreck his Karenni family's domestic and bamboo fields. Timidity turns into braveness and anger turns into compassion while the men' tales intersect.
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