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The Man from Nowhere [Cambridge English…

The Man from Nowhere [Cambridge English Readers]

by Bernard Smith

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A plale crash in the middle of the desert .
There are neither water nor food as the rescue.
It is accident. the main charactor survives in this place.

I was exited and thrilled.
I like this story.when I read ,I want to support him.
Think that if I was him,I could not stand. ( )
  stereophonics | Jan 26, 2012 |
A man started to walk for his family. He only had to go on walking. Stop means die. Reading this story, I felt as if I am the man. Imaging that was very thrilling for me. In the mids of reading,I thoght that perhaps this was a bad end story. ( )
  birdcolor | Jan 23, 2012 |
The plane the man's family rode crashed into desert. they were save, but there was no food and water. Can they live...? I thought father is so brave. When I finished this story, I noticed love is wonderful. I like this book. Even if you don't like thriller, I recommend you to read this book. ( )
  mojocoxama | Jan 23, 2012 |
A plane crashed. There were three people, a man, his wife, and his son, in it. They were injured and the wife and his son couldn't move, so the man must go to ask someone to help.
It was difficult for me to read quickly. Moreover I couldn't understand a little. I want to read again to again. ( )
  earthK | Jan 22, 2012 |
This is thriller story.
One day a plane acccident happend and plane fell on the dessert.
No one knows this accident so father decided to walk to find people.
But the deseert was too hard to walk and he became weak.

Story is very easy to read and interesting.
And I like thriller.So I enjoyed to read.
But story is very simple.I want to read much excitement. ( )
  takapolo | Jan 22, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521783615, Paperback)

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A plane crashes in the middle of the desert in Oman leaving a pilot and his family hurt and stranded. The pilot begins a journey across the desert to get help but collapses from exhaustion. He is found and taken to a nearby hospital but he is unconscious and no one has any idea who he is or where he has come from. Meanwhile time is running out for his wife and son who are waiting in the desert for help to arrive. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

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A man is walking slowly in the desert. He is not wearing a shirt. The sun is on his back, which is burnt red. He cannot see, he cannot think. He does not know who he is or where he is. He only knows that he must keep moving...

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