Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope


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  • Engineering & Transportation
  • Science & Math
  • Professionals & Academics
  • Nature & Ecology > Conservation
  • Energy Production & Extraction
  • ASIN: 0061730327

Product Description

     

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager whoxA0constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story ofxA0his youth in Malawi, Africau2014axA0 nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS plagueu2014and how, with tenacity and imagination,xA0he built a better life for himself, his family, and his village. The poignant and uplifting story of Kamkwambau2019s 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.

  • Author:
    • 0: William Kamkwamba
    • 1: Bryan Mealer
  • EANList:
    • EANListElement: 9780061730320
  • Format: Format
  • ItemDimensions:
    • Height: 900
    • Length: 600
    • Weight: 98
    • Width: 100
  • Languages:
    • Language: Array
  • ListPrice:
    • Amount: 2599
    • CurrencyCode: USD
    • FormattedPrice: $25.99
  • PackageDimensions:
    • Height: 118
    • Length: 906
    • Weight: 97
    • Width: 583