Hope in the Unseen (Paperback)
Broadway Books, 9780767901260, 384pp.
Publication Date: May 4, 1999
In September 1995, after years of near superhuman dedication, he realizes that ambition when he begins as a freshman at Brown University. In this updated edition, A Hope in the Unseen chronicles Cedric's odyssey during his last two years of high school, follows him through his difficult first year at Brown, and now tells the story of his subsequent successes in college and the world of work.
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Praise For Hope in the Unseen…
"A beautiful book of a heroic American struggle."
--David Halberstam in USA Today
"[An] extraordinary, formula-shattering book."
--New York Times Book Review
"A story of sheer human grit that should be read by others as example and inspiration."
--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World
"Absolutely gripping. A sort of suspense novel of the human psyche. . . . It's beyond good, it's really extraordinary."
--Walter Kirn, National Public Radio