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Tears before exaltation

Author: Fidelis O Mkparu
Publisher: New York : Harvard Square Editions, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"When a struggling medical student receives a scholarship offer from a Medical Center in Memphis, he thinks that his tenuous future is finally secure. But Ben Ava's past will not let him go. His fellow scholarship winner is his long-time friend Brenda -- a young medical student with extraordinary talent whose troubled childhood has rendered her self-destructive, and dangerous. In Memphis, their lives become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fidelis O Mkparu
ISBN: 9781941861608 1941861601
OCLC Number: 1039888940
Description: 318 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Fidelis O. Mkparu.

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"When a struggling medical student receives a scholarship offer from a Medical Center in Memphis, he thinks that his tenuous future is finally secure. But Ben Ava's past will not let him go. His fellow scholarship winner is his long-time friend Brenda -- a young medical student with extraordinary talent whose troubled childhood has rendered her self-destructive, and dangerous. In Memphis, their lives become increasingly entangled. As Ben is pulled into Brenda's orbit, he risks his medical education, his new romance, and his entire future in the hopes of steering himself and Brenda through a tumult of loneliness and trauma"--Page 4 of cover.

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