There Is No Me Without You One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children

ISBN-10: 1596912936

ISBN-13: 9781596912939

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Two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene puts a human face on the African AIDS crisiswith this powerful story of one woman working to save her country’s children. After losing her husband and daughter, Haregewoin Teferra, an Ethiopian woman of modest means, opened her home to some of the thousands of children in Addis Ababa who have been left as orphans.There Is No Me Without Youis the story of how Haregewoin transformed her home into an orphanage and day-care center and began facilitating adoptions to homes all over the world, written by a star of literary nonfiction who is herself an adoptive parent. At heart, it is a book about children and parents, wherever they may be, however they may find each other. Winner ofEllemagazine’s 2006 readers’ award in nonfiction.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 9/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Melissa Fay Greene was a paralegal with Legal Services in McIntosh County, Georgia, when the events that make up her award-winning book Praying for Sheetrock (1991) took place. A recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, and a National Book Award finalist, Praying for Sheetrock is set in the early 1970s, when the struggle for civil rights that had been going on for years in other parts of the U.S. finally came to McIntosh County. Greene's next book, The Temple Bombing (1996) was the winner of the 1996 Southern Book Critics Award, was named a New York Times Notable Book, and was also a National Book Award finalist. It concerns the 1958 bombing of the Temple, the oldest synagogue in Atlanta.

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