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Keeping hope alive : one woman: 90,000 lives changed

Author: Hawa Abdi; Sarah J Robbins
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The ... memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept tens of thousands of her fellow Somali citizens safe, healthy, and educated for more than twenty years"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hawa Abdi; Hawa Abdi; Hawa Abdi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hawa Abdi; Sarah J Robbins
ISBN: 9781455503766 1455503762 9781844087884 1844087883
OCLC Number: 806015186
Description: xvii, 246 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 22 cm
Contents: Keeping hope alive --
A stranger in my homeland --
Gold is made beautiful by fire --
To stop the bleeding --
Paradise in the world --
Friends and enemies --
Awaiting a life, awaiting a death --
Filling the hole in my heart --
Losing my past and my future --
Building my practice --
My sisters return --
Necessity is the mother of invention --
Collapse --
Why do you want to do this? --
Danger from within --
Today we are happy --
Operation Restore Hope --
One wrong decision --
The fourth container --
Vice Minister of Labor and Sports --
We can remember --
Ahmed --
"A doctor bound by humanity" --
An ocean of need --
A new generation --
The attack --
Women of the year --
Forgiveness.
Responsibility: Hawa Abdi ; with Sarah J. Robbins.

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"The ... memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept tens of thousands of her fellow Somali citizens safe, healthy, and educated for more than twenty years"--Dust jacket flap.

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