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Keeping hope alive : one woman: 90,000 lives changed

Hawa Abdi 1947- (Author). Robbins, Sarah J. (Added Author).

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  • 1 copy at Burlington Public Library.

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Burlington Public Library Non-fiction 323.092 HAWA 2013 39851001148742 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 161969638X (audio download)
  • ISBN: 9781619696389 (audio download)
  • ISBN: 1455503762 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781455503766 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: xvii, 246 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013.

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Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Somalia Biography
Gynecologists Somalia Biography
Women gynecologists Somalia Biography
Human rights workers Somalia Biography
Women human rights workers Somalia Biography
Hawa Abdi 1947-
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