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Common Reading : 2017

Meet the Author

A short biographical sketch about this author can be found at the publisher's website.

 The cable channel Lifetime made a TV movie about the author, Homeless to Harvard. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) fact sheet about the production has some interesting trivia. 

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Common Reading

Shepherd University's Common Reading initiative is a way to involve campus and community in the reading and discussion of a single work. Events run throughout the year and here is the current events schedule for this year.


  Book cover for Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homelss to Harvard by Liz Murray

This year's Common Reading selection is Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray; its call number is HV4506.N6 .M96 2010.



Copies of this work are found in the general collection located on the library's 3rd floor.









Interview With Author

Below is a YouTube video of an interview  with Liz Murray concerning her book Breaking Night. This video was uploaded on August 23, 2010 byHyperionBooksVideo.  A transcript  of this interview is available on the YouTube site under the ". . .More" tab.