Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal - Part 1, a brief note, and the prologue Summary & Analysis

Conor Grennan
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Summary

Author Conor Grennan begins his true story, Little Princes, with a brief overview of the civil war in Nepal, which stretched from 1996 to 2006 and claimed more than 13,000 lives. The legacy of the war was the lost children. Maoist rebels abducted children, forcing them into becoming child soldiers. Meanwhile, child traffickers tricked parents into trusting them, saying that their children would be safe if they paid them to take them to safety.

Grennan then opens his narrative with a prologue that takes place on Dec. 20, 2006. He and two porters were traveling through the mountains at night in winter. It was getting cold, they were low on supplies, he was hurt, and they were in the middle of a Maoist rebel stronghold. This prologue is left off on a cliffhanger as the first part of the book, entitled “Little Princes...

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