A Place in the Sun

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Puffin Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 86 pages
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When Senmut's sculpting chisel slips from his fingers, accidentally killing a sacred dove, Egyptian priests exile the 9-year-old boy to a lifetime of hard labor in the gold mines of Nubia. Wrenched from his family, forced to endure brutal guards and unending heat, Senmut turns to the one thing he loves best -- his sculpture. Can it set him free?

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A PLACE IN THE SUN

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The fortunes of a stonecutter's son take drastic turns in this novella from Rubalcaba (Saint Vitus' Dance, 1996), set 3,300 years ago in the Egypt of Ramses II. Nine-year-old Senmut's happiness comes ... Read full review

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User Review  - joririchardson - LibraryThing

This is a great kid's book. It is exciting, interesting, and has plenty of mystery and adventure. The characters are a bit shaky, but that doesn't really matter to much because the age group Rubalcaba ... Read full review

Contents

Thirteenth Century B C Egypt
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CHAPTER THREE
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CHAPTER FIVE
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