Written by Elizabeth Laird
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A gripping and heart stopping story, Lost Riders uncovers the shocking story of child slavery today. Rashid is eight when his uncle sells him and his younger brother to a man who promises him a new life in Dubai. But the promises are quickly broken; Rashid is separated from his bother and uncle, he is made to take a new name, and he is forced to work as a camel jockey in races with high stakes and a high price for failure. Rashid thinks of nothing but escape. Will he be able to get free and return home to Pakistan?
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Lost Riders by Elizabeth Laird
Taken to work in a strange country, Rashid and his little brother Shari cling to each other. Then they are separated and forced to become jockeys in the lucrative camel-racing business. Rashid quickly becomes his stable's star jockey. Soon he begins to forget what life was like when he had a proper home. He almost begins to forget about Shari.
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6th June 2008
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