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The Resource Breaking night : a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard, Liz Murray

Breaking night : a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard, Liz Murray

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Breaking night : a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard
Title
Breaking night
Title remainder
a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard
Statement of responsibility
Liz Murray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The memoir of a young woman who at age 15 was living on the streets but survived to make it to Harvard. Murray's story was featured in the Lifetime Original Movie "Homeless to Harvard."
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Summary
The author offers an emotional account of her amazing journey from a 15-year-old living on the streets and eating garbage to her acceptance into Harvard, a feat that prompted a Lifetime movie and a successful motivational-speaking career
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Writing style
Award
Alex Award, 2011.
Biography type
autobiography
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366065
Cataloging source
DLC
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Homeless to Harvard
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1980-
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Murray, Liz
Dewey number
  • 362.74092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Murray, Liz
  • Homeless persons
  • Children of drug addicts
  • Harvard University
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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my journey from homeless to Harvard
Label
Breaking night : a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard, Liz Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn149100885
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780786868919
Lccn
2010013679
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ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)149100885
Label
Breaking night : a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard, Liz Murray
Publication
Control code
ocn149100885
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780786868919
Lccn
2010013679
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)149100885

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