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Page, Lisa Frazier

Overview
Works: 13 works in 35 publications in 2 languages and 2,495 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies  Personal narratives  Local history  Pictorial works 
Classifications: R695, B
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Most widely held works by Lisa Frazier Page
A mighty long way : my journey to justice at Little Rock Central High School by Carlotta Walls LaNier ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1957, Walls and eight other black students--known as the Little Rock Nine--only want to make it to class. But their journey would lead the nation on a much more turbulent path. Walls writes an inspiring memoir that shines a light on this watershed moment in Civil Rights history
Living and dying in Brick City : an E.R. doctor returns home by Sampson Davis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a narrative exploration of the health-care crisis in inner-city communities as drawn from the author's experiences as an emergency room resident in the Newark community where he grew up, in an account that illuminates the complicated human realities behind the statistics
The pact three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream by Sampson Davis ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three boys made a promise to be there for one another, to encourage one another, until they overcame all of the odds and became doctors. This is the story of their struggle to keep that promise, which led to success. It shows that Martin Luther King was right --when we "stand on the solid rock of brotherhood," remarkable things can happen
Living and dying in Brick City an E.R. doctor returns home by Sampson Davis ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become doctors. In this book, Dr. Davis looks at the health-care crisis in the inner city from a rare perspective: that of a doctor who works on the front line of emergency medical care in the community where he grew up and as a member of that community who has faced the same challenges as the people he treats every day. He also offers invaluable practical advice for those living in such communities, where conditions like asthma, heart disease, strokes, obesity, and AIDS are disproportionately endemic
A mighty long way [my journey to justice at Little Rock Central High School] by Carlotta Walls LaNier ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The pact by Sampson Davis ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an impoverished Newark slum, African-American kids George Jenkins, Sampson Davis, and Rameck Hunt grew up in a backdrop of crime and drug abuse. In and out of juvenile detention centers throughout their youths, the trio met in high school. Longing for better lives, the three made a promise to each other that they would all become doctors. Here, Jenkins, Davis, and Hunt chronicle their harrowing journeys
Hui tou lang zi yi sheng meng by Qi Pei ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Industrial Bank by B. Doyle Jr Mitchell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reaching generation next : a news media guide to creating successful high school partnerships by Lisa Frazier Page ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living and dying in Brick City : stories from the front lines of an inner-city E.R. by Sampson Davis ( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riveting personal exploration of the healthcare crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become doctors. Their book The Pact and their work through the Three Doctors Foundation have inspired countless young men and women to strive for goals they otherwise would not have dreamed they could attain. In this book, Dr. Davis looks at the healthcare crisis in the inner city from a rare perspective: as a doctor who works on the front line of emergency medical care in the community where he grew up, and as a member of that community who has faced the same challenges as the people he treats every day. He also offers invaluable practical advice for those living in such communities, where conditions like asthma, heart disease, stroke, obesity, and AIDS are disproportionately endemic. Dr. Davis's sister, a drug addict, died of AIDS; his brother is now paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair as a result of a bar fight; and he himself did time in juvenile detention'a wake-up call that changed his life. He recounts recognizing a young man who is brought to the E.R. with critical gunshot wounds as someone who was arrested with him when he was a teenager during a robbery gone bad; describes a patient whose case of sickle-cell anemia rouses an ethical dilemma; and explains the difficulty he has convincing his landlord and friend, an older woman, to go to the hospital for much-needed treatment. With empathy and hard-earned wisdom, Living and Dying in Brick City presents an urgent picture of medical care in our cities. It is an important resource guide for anyone at risk, anyone close to those at risk, and anyone who cares about the fate of our cities. Praise for Living and Dying in Brick City "A pull-no-punches look at health care from a seldom-heard sector . . . Living and Dying isn't a sky-is-falling chronicle. It's a real, gutsy view of a city hospital."'Essence "Gripping . . . a prescription to help kids dream bigger than their circumstances, from someone who really knows."'People "[Dr. Davis] is really a local hero. His story has inspired so many of our young people, and he's got his finger on the pulse of what is a challenge in Newark, and frankly all across America. . . . I think his book is going to make a big impact."'Cory Booker "Some memoirs are heartfelt, some are informative and some are even important. Few, however, are all three. . . . As rare as it is for a book to be heartfelt, well written and inspirational, it's even rarer for a critic to say that a book should be required reading. This ought to be included in high school curricula'for the kids in the suburbs who have no idea what life is like in the inner cities, and for the kids in the inner cities to know that there is a way out."'The Star-Ledger "Dramatic and powerful."'New York Daily News "This book just might save your life. Sampson Davis shares fascinating stories from the E.R. and addresses the inner-city health crisis. His book is an important investment in your most valuable resource: your health."'Suze Orman, author of The Money Clas
The Pact by Sampson Davis ( Book )
in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young men make a pact promising each other they would all become doctors and the stick it out together through the long, difficult journey to attain that dream. Today they are drs
The pact : three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream by Sampson Davis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three African American friends tell of their boyhood promise to help each other realize their shared dream of becoming doctors
Hei xiang zhong de xiao shu miao by Sampson Davis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (33)
Chinese (2)
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