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THE NECESSARY BEGGAR
Genre: Fantasy, General Fantasy
In Lemabantunk, the Glorious City, peace and plenty are the rule of the day. The only problem is, they're ensured by swift and unyielding justice. When young Darroti, a carpet seller, is accused
The family must cope with life in 21st-century America, from forging new identities and finding jobs to discovering television and McDonald's, all the while bearing the guilt of Darroti's crime and the knowledge they will never again see their beloved homeland.
Alternating voices between Darroti,
Reviewed By: Jen Talley Exum
Published: October 2005