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The Resource A gift of hope : helping the homeless, Danielle Steel

A gift of hope : helping the homeless, Danielle Steel

Label
A gift of hope : helping the homeless
Title
A gift of hope
Title remainder
helping the homeless
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Steel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the story behind bestselling author Danielle Steel's crusade to help the homeless of San Francisco. In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, the author opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In this new memoir, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her life beyond what she could imagine. For eleven years, she took to the streets with a small team to help the homeless of San Francisco. She worked anonymously, visiting the "cribs" of the city's most vulnerable citizens under cover of darkness, distributing food, clothing, bedding, tools, and toiletries. She sought no publicity for her efforts and remained anonymous throughout. Now she is speaking up to bring attention to their plight. In this memoir, she talks publicly for the first time about her work among the most desperate members of our society. She offers portraits of the people she met along the way, and issues a call for more effective action to aid this vast, deprived population. Determined to supply the homeless with the basic necessities to keep them alive, she ends up giving them something far more powerful: a voice
Summary
Presents a memoir of the author's long-time work with San Francisco's homeless while sharing a call for more effective action
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10145166
Cataloging source
DLC
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Steel, Danielle
Dewey number
362.50973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV4505
LC item number
.S737 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
362.50973 S813g
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True
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  • Steel, Danielle
  • Steel, Danielle
  • Steel, Danielle
  • Homelessness
  • Homeless persons
  • Homeless persons
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Homeless persons
  • Homelessness
  • United States
  • Homelessness
  • Homeless persons
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
helping the homeless
Label
A gift of hope : helping the homeless, Danielle Steel
Link
http://www.bantamdell.com
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn714724564
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780345531360
Lccn
2011017260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40021588724
  • 9780345531360
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)714724564
Label
A gift of hope : helping the homeless, Danielle Steel
Link
http://www.bantamdell.com
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn714724564
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780345531360
Lccn
2011017260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40021588724
  • 9780345531360
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)714724564

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