New York: Random House, (2009). First edition. hardcover. An 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 the United States from Burundi in search of a new life. Having survived 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 him eventually in the direction of Columbia University, medical school, and a life devoted to healing. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14596
ISBN: 9781400066216

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