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The Resource Strength in what remains : a journey of remembrance and forgetting, Tracy Kidder

Strength in what remains : a journey of remembrance and forgetting, Tracy Kidder

Label
Strength in what remains : a journey of remembrance and forgetting
Title
Strength in what remains
Title remainder
a journey of remembrance and forgetting
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Kidder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Presents the story of Burundi civil war survivor Deo, who endures homelessness before pursuing an education at Columbia and eventually returning to his native land to help people in both countries
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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322868
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kidder, Tracy
Dewey number
  • 305.896/7572073
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.B89
LC item number
K53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Dartmouth Medical School
  • Burundian Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Genocide
  • Refugees
  • Immigrants
  • Medical students
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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a journey of remembrance and forgetting
Label
Strength in what remains : a journey of remembrance and forgetting, Tracy Kidder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Flights -- Gusimbura
Control code
738734
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 277 pages
Isbn
9781400066216
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008044865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400066216
  • (OCoLC)263605390
Label
Strength in what remains : a journey of remembrance and forgetting, Tracy Kidder
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Flights -- Gusimbura
Control code
738734
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 277 pages
Isbn
9781400066216
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008044865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400066216
  • (OCoLC)263605390

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