Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Author: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
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Book Title
Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Author
Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
ISBN
9780520274563
Today he is known as Dr. Q, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer. But not too long ago, he was Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant worker toiling in the tomato fields of central California. In this gripping memoir, Alfredo Qui ones-Hinojosa tells his amazing life story-from his impoverished childhood in the tiny village of Palaco, Mexico, to his harrowing border crossing and his transformation from illegal immigrant to American citizen and gifted student at the University of California at Berkeley and at Harvard Medical School. Packed with adventure and adversity-including a few terrifying brushes with death-Becoming Dr. Q is a testament to persistence, hard work, the power of hope and imagination, and the pursuit of excellence. It's also a story about the importance of family, of mentors, and of giving people a chance.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo Quiñones-HinojosaPublisher: University of California PressPublished: 10/01/2011ISBN: 9780520274563Pages: 317Weight: 1.00lbsSize: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.80d
Today he is known as Dr. Q, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer. But not too long ago, he was Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant worker toiling in the tomato fields of central California. In this gripping memoir, Alfredo Qui ones-Hinojosa tells his amazing life story-from his impoverished childhood in the tiny village of Palaco, Mexico, to his harrowing border crossing and his transformation from illegal immigrant to American citizen and gifted student at the University of California at Berkeley and at Harvard Medical School. Packed with adventure and adversity-including a few terrifying brushes with death-Becoming Dr. Q is a testament to persistence, hard work, the power of hope and imagination, and the pursuit of excellence. It's also a story about the importance of family, of mentors, and of giving people a chance.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 10/01/2011
ISBN: 9780520274563
Pages: 317
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.80d
Today he is known as Dr. Q, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer. But not too long ago, he was Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant worker toiling in the tomato fields of central California. In this gripping memoir, Alfredo Qui ones-Hinojosa tells his amazing life story-from his impoverished childhood in the tiny village of Palaco, Mexico, to his harrowing border crossing and his transformation from illegal immigrant to American citizen and gifted student at the University of California at Berkeley and at Harvard Medical School. Packed with adventure and adversity-including a few terrifying brushes with death-Becoming Dr. Q is a testament to persistence, hard work, the power of hope and imagination, and the pursuit of excellence. It's also a story about the importance of family, of mentors, and of giving people a chance.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 10/01/2011
ISBN: 9780520274563
Pages: 317
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.80d