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TRUCK FULL OF MONEY

By: TRACY KIDDER

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

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ISBN: 0812985354

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STRENGTH IN WHAT REMAINS

By: TRACY KIDDER

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ISBN: 0812977610

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In Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man's inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances. Deo arrives in the United States from Burundi in search of a new life. Having survived a civil war and genocide, he lands at JFK airport with two hundred dollars, no English, and no contacts. He ekes out a precarious existence delivering groceries, living in Central Park, and learning English by reading dictionaries in bookstores. Then Deo begins to meet the strangers who will change his lif... View more info

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AMONG SCHOOLCHILDREN

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $6.00

Publisher: AVON BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM107493

ISBN: 0380710897

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs. Zajac's fifth-grade classroom in the depressed "Flats" of Holyoke, Massachusetts. For an entire year he lived among twenty schoolchildren and their indomitable, compassionate teacher -- sharings their joys, their catastrophes, and their small but essential triumphs. As a result, he has written a revealing, remarkably poignant account of education in America . . . and his most memorable, emotionally charged, and important book to date. View more info

HOUSE

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: MARINER BOOKS (HM):

Seller ID: IM472275

ISBN: 0395363179

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HOUSE

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MARINER BOOKS (HM):

Seller ID: IM514998

ISBN: 0395363179

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HOUSE

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: MARINER BOOKS (HM):

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ISBN: 0395363179

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HOUSE

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

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ISBN: 0618001913

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MY DETACHMENT : A MEMOIR

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $7.00

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Seller ID: IM283045

ISBN: 0812976169

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic, and moving account of his tour of duty in Vietnam, master storyteller Tracy Kidder writes for the first time about himself. This extraordinary memoir is destined to become a classic. Kidder was an ROTC intelligence officer, just months out of college and expecting a stateside assignment, when his orders arrived for Vietnam. There, lovesick, anxious, and melancholic, he tried to assume... View more info

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MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS : THE QUEST O

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM283347

ISBN: 0812980557

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


This compelling and inspiring book, now in a deluxe paperback edition, shows how one person can work wonders. In Mountains Beyond Mountains, Pulitzer Prize--winning author Tracy Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who loves the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it. In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. Kidder's magnificent account takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Farmer changes minds and practices through his dedicati... View more info

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MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS : THE QUEST O

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM282704

ISBN: 0812973011

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, AmongSchoolchildren, and HomeTown. He has been described by the "Baltimore""Sun" as the "master of the non-fiction narrative." This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who is in love with the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it. At the center of Mountains Beyond Mountains stands Paul Farmer. Doctor, Harvard professor, renowned infectious-disease specialist, anthropologist, the ... View more info

HOME TOWN

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $7.00

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Seller ID: IM209471

ISBN: 0679455884

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HOME TOWN

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM205966

ISBN: 0671785214

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In this fascinating book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder takes us inside the everyday workings of Northampton, Massachusetts -- a place that seems to personify the typical American hometown. Kidder unveils the complex drama behind the seemingly ordinary lives of Northampton's residents. And out of these stories he creates a splendid, startling portrait of a town, in a narrative that gracefully travels among past and present, public and private, joy and sorrow. A host of real people are alive in these pages: a tycoon with a crippling ailment; a criminal whom the place has begui... View more info

BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1994

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM126717

ISBN: 0395692539

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AMONG SCHOOLCHILDREN

By: TRACY KIDDER

Price: $5.50

Publisher: AVON BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM483323

ISBN: 0380710897

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs. Zajac's fifth-grade classroom in the depressed "Flats" of Holyoke, Massachusetts. For an entire year he lived among twenty schoolchildren and their indomitable, compassionate teacher -- sharings their joys, their catastrophes, and their small but essential triumphs. As a result, he has written a revealing, remarkably poignant account of education in America . . . and his most memorable, emotionally charged, and important book to date. View more info