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Strength In What Remains

Kidder, Tracy (Book Club Kit - 2009 )
Strength In What Remains
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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.
Authors: Kidder, Tracy
Title: Strength in what remains
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2009
Characteristics: 10 books (xvii, 284 p. ; 21 cm.) and 1 reading guide in a plastic tote
Notes: Kit contains 10 copies of the title
Kit checks out for 6 weeks and cannot be renewed
Replacement for kit is $180.00
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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.
Awards & Distinctions: WCLS Books in a Box
Statement of Responsibility: Tracy Kidder
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-277)
Subject Headings: Niyizonkiza, Deo Dartmouth Medical School Biography Burundian Americans Biography Immigrants United States Biography Genocide Burundi History 20th century Refugees Burundi Biography Immigrants New York (State) New York Biography Medical students United States Biography New York (N.Y.) Biography
Topical Term: Burundian Americans
Immigrants
Genocide
Refugees
Immigrants
Medical students
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