Our kind of people : a continent's challenge, a country's hope / Uzodinma Iweala.
- ISBN: 9780061284908
- ISBN: 0061284904
- Description: 228 p. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Harper, c2012.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Middlesex - Lowell Campus||Lower Level||RA643.86.N6 I94 2012 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-228).
|Contents Note:|| Jerome -- AIDS is real -- Stigma -- Sex -- Death -- Speaking of AIDS -- Healing -- AIDS is not my identity.
|Summary:|| Iweala embarks on a remarkable journey through his native Nigeria, meeting individuals and communities that are struggling daily to understand both the impact and meaning of HIV/AIDS. The the ill and the healthy, doctors, nurses, truck drivers, sex workers, shopkeepers, students, parents, and children-- their testimonies are by turns uplifting, alarming, humorous, and surprising, and always unflinchingly candid. A deeply personal exploration of life, love, and connection in the face of disease, and an incisive critique of our existing ideas of health and happiness.
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