Strength in What Remains

Tracy Kidder (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$30.60
Publisher
Perfection Learning
Publish Date
May 04, 2010
Pages
284
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.9 X 8.0 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Prebound
EAN/UPC
9781606867525

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About the Author

Tracy Kidder graduated from Harvard and studied at the University of Iowa. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and many other literary prizes. The author of Strength in What Remains, My Detachment, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Home Town, Old Friends, and more.

Reviews

Praise for Tracy Kidder's "Strength In What Remains"
"That 63-year-old Tracy Kidder may have just written his finest work -- indeed, one of the truly stunning books I've read this year -- is proof that the secret to memorable nonfiction is so often the writer's readiness to be surprised. Deo's experience can feel like this era's version of the Ellis Island migration. Deo is propelled, so often, by pure will, and his victories...summon a feeling of restored confidence in human nature and American opportunity. Then we plunge into hell. Having only glimpses of Deo's past, we suddenly get a full-blown portrait. Kidder's rendering of what Deo endured and survived just before he boarded the plane for New York is one of the most powerful passages of modern nonfiction."
-Ron Suskind, "The New York Time Book Review"
"Kidder tells Deo's story with characteristic skill and sensitivity in a complex narrative that moves back and forth through time to build a richly layered portrai