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Strength in what remains

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Deo Niyizonkiza; Deo Niyizonkiza
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 9781400066216 1400066212
OCLC Number: 263605390
Description: xvii, 277 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Flights --
Gusimbura.
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.

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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.

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