13 edition of Our boy in Balabad found in the catalog.
Unlike his news-reporter father and art-historian mother who find living in the ancient, war-torn country of Balabad endlessly interesting, twelve-year-old Oliver, homesick for New York City, feels very much out of his element until he gets caught up in a centuries-old mystery involving stolen artifacts and buried treasure.
|Statement||by Paul Haven ; illustrated by Mark Zug.|
|Contributions||Zug, Mark, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.H2987 Ou 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780375833502, 9780375933509, 9780375833519|
|LC Control Number||2008009725|
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Stuck in the Afghanistan-esque country of Balabad thanks to his journalist father’s assignment, Oliver Finch is as bored as only a year-old can be. He misses the New York Yankees and movie theaters, and only his Baladi friend.
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