Strength in What Remains

Strength in What Remains

Audiobook CD - 2008 | Unabridged
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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.
Publisher: New York: Random House Audio, p2008, c2008
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780739383377
Branch Call Number: 305.8967572073 NIY
Characteristics: 7 compact discs (8 hrs. 30 min.)

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Jul 10, 2012

A fascinating true story of a Burundi/Rwanda genocide survivor, his flight to New York City and his struggle from homeless immigrant to medical student and clinic director.

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