Going from the Projects to Ph.d.: Transcending My Geography
"This memoir is the journey of earning the Ph.D. and being at Saint Mary's despite being born in the projects, abandoned by drug addicted parents and being under prepared to do so"--P.  of cover.
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Going from the Projects to Ph. D.: Transcending My Geography
Yvette L. Pye
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