The Resource Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon, (electronic resource)

Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon, (electronic resource)

Label
Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Title
Becoming Dr. Q
Title remainder
My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 Quiñones-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 H
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
RD592.9 .Q46 A3 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
standards specifications
NLM call number
WZ 100
NLM item number
Q7 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • ebrary
  • Rivas, Mim Eichler
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Mexican Americans
  • Migrant labor
  • Mexican Americans
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Quin~ones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Medicine
  • MEDICAL
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Transients and Migrants
Label
Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Starry Nights -- Faraway -- The Kaliman Maneuver -- Lessons from the fields -- Where the road doesn't lead -- Green eyes -- From harvest to Harvard -- In the land of giants -- Question the rules, when possible make your own -- Brainstorm -- Hopkins -- Gray matter -- Seeing the light -- Finding the steel in your soul
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780520949607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613278166
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 327816
  • 22573/cttt3j0z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)749264265
  • (OCoLC)ocn749264265
Label
Becoming Dr. Q : My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Starry Nights -- Faraway -- The Kaliman Maneuver -- Lessons from the fields -- Where the road doesn't lead -- Green eyes -- From harvest to Harvard -- In the land of giants -- Question the rules, when possible make your own -- Brainstorm -- Hopkins -- Gray matter -- Seeing the light -- Finding the steel in your soul
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780520949607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613278166
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 327816
  • 22573/cttt3j0z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)749264265
  • (OCoLC)ocn749264265

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