The Resource A chance in the world : an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home, Steve Pemberton, (ebook)

A chance in the world : an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home, Steve Pemberton, (ebook)

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A chance in the world : an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home
Title
A chance in the world
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an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home
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Steve Pemberton
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eng
Summary
A heart-rending but uplifting story of the human spirit's ability to prevail. From the day he is five-years-old and dropped off at his foster home of the next eleven years, Stephen is mentally and physically tortured. No one in the system can help him. No one can tell him if he has a family. No one can tell him why, with obvious African-American features, he has the last name of Klakowicz. Along the way, a single faint light comes only from a neighbor's small acts of kindness and caring-and a box of books. From one of those books he learns that he has to fight in any way he can-for victory is in the battle. His victory is to excel in school. Against all odds, the author succeeded. He attended college, graduated, became a successful corporate executive, and married a wonderful woman with whom he established a loving family of his own. Through it, he dug voraciously through records and files and found his history, his birth family-and the ultimate disappointment as some family members embrace him, but others reject him. Readers won't be the same after reading this powerful story. They will share in the hurts and despair but also in the triumph against daunting obstacles. They will share this story with their family, with their friends, with their neighbors
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Midwest
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1967 June 15-
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Pemberton, Steve
Dewey number
362.73/3092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Orphans
  • Foster children
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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A chance in the world : an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home, Steve Pemberton, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781595554161
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12117670
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remote
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12117670
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MWT12117670
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A chance in the world : an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home, Steve Pemberton, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595554161
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12117670
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12117670
System control number
MWT12117670
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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