The boy who harnessed the wind: creating currents of electricity and hope

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story of his youth in Malawi, Africa—a nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS plague—and how, with tenacity and imagination, he built a better life for himself, his family, and his village. The poignant and uplifting story of Kamkwamba's inspiration and personal triumph, co-written with Bryan Mealer, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind has already won ringing praise from former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore as well as Paolo Coelho, internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist.

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9780061730337
006199216
9780061937699
9780061992162
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story of his youth in Malawi, Africa—a nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS plague—and how, with tenacity and imagination, he built a better life for himself, his family, and his village. The poignant and uplifting story of Kamkwamba's inspiration and personal triumph, co-written with Bryan Mealer, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind has already won ringing praise from former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore as well as Paolo Coelho, internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Electric power production -- Malawi, Inventors -- Africa -- Biography, Inventors -- Malawi, Kamkwamba, William, -- 1987-, Malawi -- Rural conditions, Malawi -- Social conditions, Rural electrification -- Malawi, Water-supply, Rural -- Malawi, Windmills -- Design and construction, Windmills -- Malawi
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title The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope
title_display The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope
title_full The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, The boy who harnessed the wind: creating currents of electricity and hope [electronic resource] / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
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topic Audiobooks, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Biography & Autobiography, Electric power production Malawi, Inventors Africa Biography, Inventors Malawi, Juvenile Nonfiction, Kamkwamba, William, 1987-, Malawi Rural conditions, Malawi Social conditions, Rural electrification Malawi, Water-supply, Rural Malawi, Windmills Design and construction, Windmills Malawi
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