Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard

Version: Unabridged
Author: Mawi Asgedom
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Educational, Autobiography
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Published In: June 2016
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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Overview

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.

Author Details

Author Details

Asgedom, Mawi

Mawi Asgedom graduated from Harvard University and delivered the commencement address at his graduation in 1999. He is now a successful author and inspirational speaker for students, community groups, and businesses. He has spoken to over one million students in more than forty states and trained educators at the Harvard School of Education, the Midwest Principal's Center, and many international conferences.