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The Resource Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Label
Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Title
Becoming Dr. Q
Title remainder
My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today he is known as Dr. Q, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer. But not too long ago, he was Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant worker toiling in the tomato fields of central California. In this gripping memoir, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa tells his amazing life story--from his impoverished childhood in the tiny village of Palaco, Mexico, to his harrowing border crossing and his transformation from illegal immigrant to American citizen and gifted student at the University of California at Berkeley and at H
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rivas, Mim Eichler
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quĩnones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
  • Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
  • Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Mexican Americans
  • Migrant labor
  • MEDICAL
  • Mexican Americans
  • Migrant labor
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Mexico
  • Mexican Americans
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Quinõnes-Hinojosa, Alfredo
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Medicine
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Neurosurgery
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Neurosurgery
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mexican Americans
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mexican Americans
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mexican Americans
  • United States
  • Mexico
Label
Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Prologue: Seeking Terra Firma; Part I Stargazing; 1. Starry Nights; 2. Faraway; 3. The Kaliman Maneuver; 4. Lessons from the Fields; Part Ii Harvesting; 5. Courting Destiny; 6. Green Eyes; 7. From Harvest to Harvard; 8. In the Land of Giants; 9. Question the Rules and When Possible Make Your Own; 10. Brainstorm; Part Iii Becoming Dr. Q; 11. Hopkins; 12. Gray Matter; 13. Seeing the Light; 14. Finding the Steel in Your Soul; Epilogue: When the Sun Comes Up; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn749264265
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283278164
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786613278166
  • ebc743996
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 327816
  • 22573/cttt3j0z
  • edd28651-99e2-408d-9f58-5e65559a320d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)749264265
Label
Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Prologue: Seeking Terra Firma; Part I Stargazing; 1. Starry Nights; 2. Faraway; 3. The Kaliman Maneuver; 4. Lessons from the Fields; Part Ii Harvesting; 5. Courting Destiny; 6. Green Eyes; 7. From Harvest to Harvard; 8. In the Land of Giants; 9. Question the Rules and When Possible Make Your Own; 10. Brainstorm; Part Iii Becoming Dr. Q; 11. Hopkins; 12. Gray Matter; 13. Seeing the Light; 14. Finding the Steel in Your Soul; Epilogue: When the Sun Comes Up; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn749264265
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283278164
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786613278166
  • ebc743996
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 327816
  • 22573/cttt3j0z
  • edd28651-99e2-408d-9f58-5e65559a320d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)749264265

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