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Strength in what remains / Tracy Kidder
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Random House | c2009 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : Random House, c2009.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
xvii, 277 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-277).
Contents
Flights -- Gusimbura.
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder returns with the extraordinary true story of Deo, a young man who arrives in America from Burundi in search of a new life. After surviving a civil war and genocide, he ekes out a precarious existence delivering groceries, living in Central Park, and learning English by reading dictionaries in bookstores until he begins to meet the strangers who will change his life, pointing him eventually in the direction of Columbia University, medical school, and a life devoted to healing.
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9781400066216
1400066212
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