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Title:
Keeping hope alive : one woman, 90,000 lives changed
Author:
Hawa Abdi, 1947-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013.
Physical Description:
xvii, 246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 22 cm
Summary:
"The ... memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept tens of thousands of her fellow Somali citizens safe, healthy, and educated for more than twenty years"--Dust jacket flap.
Language:
English
Contents:
Keeping hope alive -- A stranger in my homeland -- Gold is made beautiful by fire -- To stop the bleeding -- Paradise in the world -- Friends and enemies -- Awaiting a life, awaiting a death -- Filling the hole in my heart -- Losing my past and my future -- Building my practice -- My sisters return -- Necessity is the mother of invention -- Collapse -- Why do you want to do this? -- Danger from within -- Today we are happy -- Operation Restore Hope -- One wrong decision -- The fourth container -- Vice Minister of Labor and Sports -- We can remember -- Ahmed -- "A doctor bound by humanity" -- An ocean of need -- A new generation -- The attack -- Women of the year -- Forgiveness.
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ISBN:
9781455503766
Format :
Book