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Author Bartolo, Pietro, 1956- author.

Title Tears of salt : a doctor's story / Pietro Bartolo and Lidia Tilotta ; with the collaboration of Giacomo Bartolo ; translated from the Italian by Chenxin Jiang.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  610.92 BARTOLO    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY BARTOLO    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. BARTOLO, P.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  B BARTOLO, PIETRO    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - New Materials  NEW BIOGRAPHY BARTOLO    Lost and Paid
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B BARTOLO    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIO BARTOLO    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  610.92 BARTOLO    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  610.92 BAR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  610.92 BAR    Check Shelf

Edition First American edition.
Description 205 pages : map ; 22 cm
Note Originally published in Italian as Lacrime di sale: la mia storia quotidiana di medico di Lampedusa fra dolore e speranza by Mondadori in 2016.
Summary "Situated more than one hundred miles off Italy's southern coast, the rocky island of Lampedusa has hit world headlines in recent years as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees fleeing civil war and terrorism and hoping to make a new life in Europe. Dr. Pietro Bartolo, who runs the lone medical clinic on the island, has been caring for many of them--both the living and the dead--for a quarter century. Tears of Salt is Dr. Bartolo's moving account of his life and work set against one of the signal crises of our time. With quiet dignity and an unshakable moral center, he tells unforgettable tales of pain and hope, stories of those who didn't make it and those who did. Tears of Salt is a lasting work of literature and an intimate portrait of a remarkable man whose inspiring message rings clear: 'We can't and we won't be governed by our fears.'" -- Amazon.com.
Subject Bartolo, Pietro, 1956-
Bartolo, Pietro, 1956-
Physicians -- Italy -- Lampedusa -- Biography.
Immigrants -- Italy -- Lampedusa.
Immigrants -- Services for -- Italy -- Lampedusa.
Emigration and immigration.
Italy.
Emigrants and Immigrants.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical (incl. Patients)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Autobiography.
Added Author Tilotta, Lidia, author.
Bartolo, Giacomo, author.
Jiang, Chenxin, translator.
Added Title Lacrime di sale. English
ISBN 9780393651287 (hardcover)
0393651282 (hardcover)
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