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Citizens of Nowhere - From Refugee Camp to Canadian Campus (Paperback): Debi Goodwin

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An inspiring story of courage, adaptation and determinaton -- a year in the life of 11 refugee students entering universities across Canada.
""Most journalists have stories they never forget. This is mine."
"
When Debi Goodwin travelled to the Dadaab Refugee Camp in 2007 to shoot a documentary on young Somali refugees soon coming to Canada, she did not anticipate the impact the journey would have on her. A year later, in August of 2008, she decided to embark upon a new journey, starting in the overcrowded refugee camps in Kenya, and ending in university campuses across Canada. For a year, she recorded the lives of eleven very lucky refugee students who had received coveted scholarships from Canadian universities, guaranteeing them both a spot in the student body and permanent residency in Canada. We meet them in the overcrowded confines of a Kenyan refugee camp and track them all the way through a year of dramatic and sometimes traumatic adjustments to new life in a foreign country called Canada. This is a snapshot of a refugee's first year in Canada, in particular a snapshot of young men and women lucky and smart enough to earn their passage from refugee camp to Canadian campus.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Country of origin: India
Release date: June 2011
First published: June 2011
Authors: Debi Goodwin
Dimensions: 226 x 152 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 326
ISBN-13: 978-0-385-66723-4
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Biography > General
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LSN: 0-385-66723-X
Barcode: 9780385667234

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