Reaching Out

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Author(s): Francisco Jimenez
Original Publish Date: Sep 07, 2009
Product Number: EB00033233
Released: Sep 07, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547529530
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Description

From the perspective of the young adult he was then, Francisco JimEnez describes the challenges he faced in his efforts to continue his education. During his college years, the very family solidarity that allowed Francisco to survive as a child is tested. Not only must he leave his family behind when he goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico. This is the story of how Francisco coped with poverty, with his guilt over leaving his family financially strapped, with his self-doubt about succeeding academically, and with separation. Once again his telling is honest, true, and inspiring.

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CD
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Author(s): Francisco Jimenez
Narrator(s): Emilio Delgado
Product Number BN2111
Released: Oct 23, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781455861606

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