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The boy who harnessed the wind [electronic resource] : creating currents of electricity and hope / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.

Kamkwamba, William, 1987- (Author). Mealer, Bryan. (Added Author). Johnson, Chike. (Added Author).


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General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 10:04:32.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Chike Johnson.
Summary, etc.:
"A windmill means more than just power, it means freedom." William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger, and a place where hope and opportunity were hard to find. But William had read about windmills in a book called Using Energy, and he dreamed of building one that would bring electricity and water to his village and change his life and the lives of those around him...
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Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 144820 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Kamkwamba, William, 1987-
Inventors > Malawi.
Windmills > Malawi.
Water-supply, Rural > Malawi.
Rural electrification > Malawi.
Electric power production > Malawi.
Malawi > Rural conditions.
Genre: Electronic books.

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