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Strength in what remains / Tracy Kidder.

Authors: Kidder, Tracy.
Call number: B Niyizonkiza, Deo KID
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2009.
Publication date: c2009.
Subject: Burundian Americans -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Genocide -- Burundi -- History -- 20th century.
Refugees -- Burundi -- Biography.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Medical students -- United States -- Biography.
New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.
Niyizonkiza, Deo.
Dartmouth Medical School -- Biography.
Title: Strength in what remains / Tracy Kidder.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xvii, 277 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: Flights -- Gusimbura.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-277).
ISBN: 9781400066216 (acid-free paper)
1400066212 (acid-free paper)
LCCN: 2008044865
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1211075
Bib No.: 1211075

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