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

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UPC:
9780061884986
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2009-10-13
Release Date:
2009-10-13
Author:
William Kamkwamba;Bryan Mealer
Language:
english
Edition:
Larger Print

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Product Overview

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager whoconstructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story ofhis youth in Malawi, Africaa nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS plagueand how, with tenacity and imagination,he built a better life for himself, his family, and his village. The poignant and uplifting story of Kamkwambas 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 of The Alchemist.

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