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Finding Chika : a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family / Mitch Albom.

Albom, Mitch, 1958- (author.). Playaway Digital Audio. (Added Author). Findaway World, LLC. (Added Author). Harper Audio (Firm) (Added Author). Read by the author. (Cast).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library AUD DIG 921 JEUNE (Text) 39206021576788 New Audiovisual Materials Checked out 01/02/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781094256092
  • Physical Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 5 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 9 x 6 cm.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Solon, OH : Findaway World, LLC, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously released by Harper Audio, 2019.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine. Chika's arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. But at age five, Chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, 'No one in Haiti can help you with.' Mitch and Janine bring Chika to Detroit, hopeful that American medical care can soon return her to her homeland. Instead, Chika becomes a permanent part of their household, and their lives, as they embark on a two-year, around-the-world journey to find a cure.
System Details Note:
Playaway Digital Audio.
Subject: Jeune, Chika, 2010-2017.
Orphans > Haiti > Biography.
Families.
Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Genre: Biographies.
Audiobooks.

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