Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
“Funny, touching, tragic….A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land—and one man’s extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.”—Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of OutcastsLittle Princes is the epic story of Conor... show more
“Funny, touching, tragic….A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land—and one man’s extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.”—Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of OutcastsLittle Princes is the epic story of Conor Grennan’s battle to save the lost children of Nepal and how he found himself in the process. Part Three Cups of Tea, part Into Thin Air, Grennan’s remarkable memoir is at once gripping and inspirational, and it carries us deep into an exotic world that most readers know little about.
Publish date: January 27th 2011
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
This is probably one of the best memoirs I have ever read. Part of that has to do with how honest the author is throughout. Little Princes tells the story of the authors creation of Next Generation Nepal, a nonprofit organization that helps reunite the children of Nepal with their families after th...
Little Princes was interesting and entertaining and I enjoyed reading it. Yet it didn't grab me on a deeper level than that. As a narrator, Conor Grennan is funny and self-deprecating. I would be sad to hear that the cause that he's espousing is hinky in any way, although after recent events in the ...
One of the better exemplars of the callow-youth-becomes-activist genre. Don't be put off by Grennan's initial pages, where, though I think he intends to present himself as brutally honest, he instead comes off as a guy who is ill-prepared and not very funny. After the book gets rolling, though, he ...
This was an amazing story of one man's quest to reunite children with their families in the war torn country of Nepal. It was uplifting, tragic, enlightening, and happy...all rolled in to one book. I can't say enough good things about this man's work or this book. If you haven't read it yet, don'...
At the beginning of a year of traveling around the world, and with very little idea of what he was getting into, Conor Grennan worked as a volunteer at the Little Princes Children’s Home in Godawari, Nepal for a few weeks. He hadn’t known what to expect, and he certainly hadn’t expected to be as aff...