Keeping hope alive : one woman: 90,000 lives changed (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Keeping hope alive : one woman: 90,000 lives changed Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Hawa Abdi; Sarah J Robbins
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
The moving memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for over 20 years in Somalia. Dr. Hawa Abdi, 'the Mother Teresa of Somalia'and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is the founder of a massive camp for internally displaced people located a few miles from war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia. Since 1991, when the Somali government collapsed, famine
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographies
Biographies
NonFiction
Health, Mind and Body
Sociological
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hawa Abdi, 1947-
Keeping hope alive.
New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013
(DLC) 2012041781
(OCoLC)806015186
Named Person: Hawa Abdi; Hawa Abdi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hawa Abdi; Sarah J Robbins
ISBN: 9781455578764 1455578762
OCLC Number: 843125885
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 246 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
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: Dr. Hawa Abdi ; with Sarah J. Robbins.
More information:

Abstract:

The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A remarkable story of tenacity in dire circumstances. - The Bookseller

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.