Tracy Kidder “Strength in What Remains”

January 16th, 2009

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A young medical student from the horrifyingly war-ravaged African nation of Burundi arrives in New York City in the mid 1990s, to find a unique kind of culture shock, in Tracy Kidder‘s new book “Strength in What Remains.”

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The man’s called simply “Deo” in Kidder’s book, coming to the big city with a few dollars in his pocket, almost no knowledge of English, and a preference for sleeping in Central Park instead of a rundown tenement. But Deo’s story will amaze you, when he meets the right people…

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