Eleven-year-old Arn is walking through the countryside in Cambodia. His whole town is walking with him. They're walking into one of the most tragic moments of history: The Killing Fields . Music will save him. Hope, luck and kindness will save him. This is his story. Based on the true story of Arn Chorn-Pond, this is an achingly raw and powerful vel about a child of war who becomes a man of peace.
PATRICIA MCCORMICK is a former journalist who has won much acclaim for her compassionate approach to hard-hitting subjects. Patty lives in New York with her family. You can visit her online at www.pattymccormick.com. ARN CHORN-POND regularly gives talks about his experiences. He founded Children of War, an organization that helps children held hostage by war and violence. He is the recipient of Reebok Human Rights Award, Amnesty International Human Rights Award, the Kohl Foundation International Peace Prize, and the Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding Citizen Award.