Tomboy: An Epic Journey of a Child Refugee Becoming a Multisport World Champion, PPB
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Tomboy: An Epic Journey of a Child Refugee Becoming a Multisport World Champion, PPB

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By A. H. Sharif Salim

The novel, Tomboy, is a coming of age sports fiction based on true events. The setting - the waning days of the Balkan War, is followed by the two main characters, Jarmila Bartanovic and her mother Sanela, as they struggle to survive their war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina. Having escaped the carnage and devastation of their homeland, mother and child soon face a different set of life challenges living in their new home of America.This book is a paean to the unconquerable spirit of hope and survival, as the protagonist rose from a homeless refugee to becoming the highest paid female athlete in the world. Her story is a testament to all who dreamed, believed, and achieved, despite formidable adversities. As we travel with the Bartanovics, from one continent to another, the story expands slowly, becoming emotionally complex and powerful with each turning page.

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