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Gabby : a story of courage and hope

Author: Gabrielle D Giffords; Mark E Kelly; Jeffrey Zaslow
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, showed Americans how optimism, an adventurous spirit, and a call to service can help change the world. Their arrival in the spotlight came under the worst of circumstances. On January 8, 2011, while meeting with constituents in Tucson, Arizona, Gabby was the victim of an assassination attempt that left six people dead and thirteen wounded. Gabby  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Gabrielle D Giffords; Mark E Kelly; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Gabrielle D Giffords; Mark E Kelly; Gabrielle D Giffords; Mark E Kelly
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle D Giffords; Mark E Kelly; Jeffrey Zaslow
ISBN: 9781451661064 1451661061 9781451661071 145166107X 9781442348622 1442348623 9781451661095 1451661096 9781442348639 1442348631 9781451682717 1451682719 9781451682748 1451682743
OCLC Number: 747533399
Description: vii, 309 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The beach --
A new year --
The things we have in common --
"Tomorrow" --
A family of risk-takers --
"Fly away home" --
Big dreams --
Baby steps --
With this ring --
The ace of spades --
Second chances --
Higher callings --
"I wonder what happened" --
Tucson --
Sunrise --
What would Gabby want? --
The parameters of a miracle --
STS-134 --
From a distance --
Great signs of progress --
Inch by inch --
Back to work --
Gabby's voice.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly ; with Jeffrey Zaslow.

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An extraordinarily moving story of public service, risk-taking, romance and a remarkable journey towards recovery.  Read more...
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"A story of bravery and perseverance."--"Palm Beach Post"""

 
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