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Becoming Dr. Q : my journey from migrant farm worker to brain surgeon

Author: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa; Mim Eichler Rivas
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the life story of Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa from impoverished childhood in a tiny village in Mexico to illegal immigrant, American citizen, student at the University of California, on to Harvard Medical School, and becoming an internationally renowned neurosurgeon.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal Narratives
Named Person: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa; Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa; Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa; Mim Eichler Rivas
ISBN: 9780520271180 0520271181 9780520274563 0520274563
OCLC Number: 707710865
Description: 317 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Starry Nights --
Faraway --
The Kaliman Maneuver --
Lessons from the fields --
Courting destiny --
Green eyes --
From harvest to Harvard --
In the land of giants --
Question the rules, when possible make your own --
Brainstorm --
Hopkins --
Gray matter --
Seeing the light --
Finding the steel in your soul.
Responsibility: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa ; with Mim Eichler Rivas.

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Tells the life story of Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa from impoverished childhood in a tiny village in Mexico to illegal immigrant, American citizen, student at the University of California, on to Harvard Medical School, and becoming an internationally renowned neurosurgeon.

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