The Boy Who Slept in the Doorway

Doque Thang has a most unusual job. He sleeps on the floor in the doorway of the bedroom of the Governor General's daughter. He is 10 years old and four feet tall. Should anyone enter the Presidential Palace and try to harm her, he will be stepped on and cry the alarm. For this job he is given soup and clothing. He dreams of shoes and freedom. $7.99


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