Of Beetles & Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.54 X 0.47 X 8.42 inches | 0.37 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316826204

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About the Author

Mawi Asgedom graduated from Harvard University and delivered the commencement address at his graduation in 1999. Now 25 years old, he is a successful inspirational speaker for students, community groups, and businesses.

Reviews

"A moving memoir." * Chicago Tribune

"An amazing story." * Oprah Winfrey

"His simple lyrical narrative, both wry and tender, stays true to the child's viewpoint as he grows up...What stays with you is the quiet, honest drama of a family's heartrending journey."
*Booklist

"This earnest account of his life up to his graduation from Harvard is peppered with powerful moments."
*Publishers Weekly

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