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Strength in what remains [electronic resource]. Tracy Kidder.

Kidder, Tracy. (Author). Kidder, Tracy. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781415963463 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Tracy Kidder.
Summary, etc.: Tracy Kidder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, and the enduring classic Mountains Beyond Mountains, has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the "master of the non-fiction narrative." In this new book, Kidder gives us the superb story of a hero for our time. Strength in What Remains is a wonderfully written, inspiring account of one man's remarkable American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him–a brilliant testament to the power of will and of second chances.Deo arrives in America from Burundi in search of a new life. Having survived a civil war and genocide, plagued by horrific dreams, he lands at JFK airport with two hundred dollars, no English, and no contacts. He ekes out a precarious existence delivering groceries, living in Central Park, and learning English by reading dictionaries in bookstores. Then Deo begins to meet the strangers who will change his life, pointing...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 241707 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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