Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 468 pages, 8.3 × 5.4 × 1 in
Published: May 4, 2010
Publisher: Large Print Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1594133964
ISBN - 13: 9781594133961
From the Publisher
A New York Times Bestseller, A Pulitzer Prize-winning Author -- The "master of the non-fiction narrative" (Baltimore Sun) gives us the 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''s path leads from the horrors of civil war and genocide in Burundi, through JFK (with two hundred dollars, no English and no contacts, and eventually to medical school, and a life devoted to healing.
About the Author
Tracy Kidder was educated at the University of Iowa and Harvard University. He served in the US Army in Vietnam. Kidder has garnered numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction and the National Book Award for General Nonfiction both in 1982. He has also been honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1990 and the Christopher Award, 1990. His publications include numerous nonfiction articles and short fiction for The Atlantic and other periodicals. Non-Fiction books include The Road to Yuba City, Doubleday, 1974; The Soul of a New Machine, Atlantic Monthly-Little Brown, 1981 for which he won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award; House, Houghton Mifflin, 1985; Old Friends, Houghton Mifflin, 1993; Home Town, Random House, 1999; Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House, 2003; My Detachment, Random House, 2005; Strength in What Remains, Random House, 2009.