The Resource An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (electronic resource)

An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (electronic resource)

Label
An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice
Title
An American family
Title remainder
a memoir of hope and sacrifice
Statement of responsibility
Khizr Khan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
--"Khan's aspirational memoir reminds us all why Americans should welcome newcomers from all lands."7--was In this urgent and timeless immigrant story, we learn that Khizr Khan has been many things. He was the oldest of ten children born to farmers in Pakistan, and a curious and thoughtful boy who listened rapt as his grandfather recited Rumi beneath the moonlight. He was a university student who read the Declaration of Independence and was awestruck by what might be possible in life. He was a hopeful suitor, awkwardly but earnestly trying to win the heart of a woman far out of his league. He was a brilliant and diligent young family man who worked two jobs to save enough money to put himself through Harvard Law School. He was a loving father who, having instilled in his children the ideals that brought him and his wife to America7the sense of shared dignity and mutual responsibility7tragically lost his son, an Army captain killed while protecting his base camp in Iraq. He was and is a patriot, and a fierce advocate for the rights, dignities, and values enshrined in the American system.--7Senator John McCain
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khan, Khizr
Dewey number
305.89/1411073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.P28
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Khan, Khizr
  • Pakistani Americans
  • Muslims
  • Veterans' families
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
Label
An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1007558606
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399592508
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2F2BE90-D5F0-4CEE-B806-1F341F347778
System control number
(OCoLC)1007558606
Label
An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice, Khizr Khan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1007558606
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399592508
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2F2BE90-D5F0-4CEE-B806-1F341F347778
System control number
(OCoLC)1007558606

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