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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind : Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (Paperback)

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Windis the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story of his youth in Malawi, Africa?a  nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS plague?and how, with tenacity and imagination, he built a better life for himself, his family, and his village. The poignant and uplifting story of Kamkwamba?s inspiration and personal triumph, co-written with Bryan Mealer,The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind has already won ringing praise from former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore as well as Paolo Coelho, internationally bestselling author ofThe Alchemist.


Publisher Harperluxe
Mfg Part# 9780061884986
SKU 211342546
Format Paperback Large Print
ISBN10 0061884987
Release Date 10/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Large Print Paperback
Number of Pages 0442
Publisher Harperluxe
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