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Author Hawa Abdi, 1947-

Title Keeping hope alive : one woman, 90,000 lives changed / Hawa Abdi ; with Sarah J. Robbins.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 ABDI    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B HAWAABDI    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  323.092 ABD    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  323.092 ABDI    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Biography  B HAWA ABDI    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  323.092 HAW    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 ABDI, HAW    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-HAWA ABDI    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Contents 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 "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 Hawa Abdi, 1947-
Women human rights workers -- Somalia -- Biography.
Human rights workers -- Somalia -- Biography.
Women gynecologists -- Somalia -- Biography.
Gynecologists -- Somalia -- Biography.
Somalia -- Biography.
Added Author Robbins, Sarah J.
ISBN 9781455503766 hardcover $26.99
1455503762 hardcover
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