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Author: Mawi Asgedom Narrator: Mawi Asgedom Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2016 ISBN: 9781478967378
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A compelling and inspiring survival story about the immigrant experience.

This acclaimed memoir tells the unforgettable story of a young boy’s journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to Chicago, where his family survived on welfare. Mawi followed his father’s advice to “treat people…as though they were angels sent from heaven,” and realized his dream of a full-tuition scholarship to Harvard University.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “An amazing story.”

    Oprah Winfrey

  • “A moving memoir.”

    Chicago Tribune

  • “This earnest account of his life up to his graduation from Harvard is peppered with powerful moments.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “His simple lyrical narrative, both wry and tender, stays true to the child’s viewpoint as he grows up…What stays with you is the quiet, honest drama of a family’s heartrending journey.”


  • “Asgedom’s story is compelling…genuinely represent[s] a significant portion of the contemporary American experience.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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