The Resource An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (ebook)

An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (ebook)

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An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice
Title
An American family
Title remainder
a memoir of hope and sacrifice
Statement of responsibility
Khizr Khan
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this urgent and timeless immigrant story, we learn that Khizr Khan has been many things. He was the oldest of ten children born to farmers in Pakistan, and a curious and thoughtful boy who listened rapt as his grandfather recited Rumi beneath the moonlight. He was a university student who read the Declaration of Independence and was awestruck by what might be possible in life. He was a hopeful suitor, awkwardly but earnestly trying to win the heart of a woman far out of his league. He was a brilliant and diligent young family man who worked two jobs to save enough money to put himself through Harvard Law School. He was a loving father who, having instilled in his children the ideals that brought him and his wife to America--the sense of shared dignity and mutual responsibility--tragically lost his son, an Army captain killed while protecting his base camp in Iraq. He was and is a patriot, and a fierce advocate for the rights, dignities, and values enshrined in the American system."--
Assigning source
Senator John McCain
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
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1950-
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Khan, Khizr
Dewey number
305.89/1411073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.P28
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Khan, Khizr
  • Pakistani Americans
  • Muslims
  • Veterans' families
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
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An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (ebook)
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399592508
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2F2BE90-D5F0-4CEE-B806-1F341F347778
System control number
  • on1007558606
  • (OCoLC)1007558606
Label
An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399592508
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2F2BE90-D5F0-4CEE-B806-1F341F347778
System control number
  • on1007558606
  • (OCoLC)1007558606

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