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Rough sleepers : Dr. Jim O'Connell and his quest to create a community of care  Cover Image Book Book

Rough sleepers : Dr. Jim O'Connell and his quest to create a community of care / Tracy Kidder.

Kidder, Tracy, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984801432
  • ISBN: 1984801430
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2023]

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"When he graduated from Harvard Medical School, Jim O'Connell was asked by the medical school Dean to spend one year setting up a program to care for the homeless population in Boston. It became Jim O'Connell's life calling, to help people known as "rough sleepers." For the past three decades, Dr. O'Connell has run the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program, which he helped to create. Affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, the program includes clinics and a van on which Dr O'Connell and his staff ride through the Boston streets at night, offering outreach of medical care, socks, soup, and friendship to a marginalized community"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: O'Connell, James J. (James Joseph), 1948-
Homeless persons > Services for > Massachusetts > Boston.
Homeless persons > Care > Massachusetts > Boston.
Homelessness > Massachusetts > Boston.

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  • 10 of 26 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Stafford Library.


  • 13 current holds with 26 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stafford Library 362.5 KIDDER (Text)
Donated: In Memory of Robert Higgins 2022
Digital Bookplate/Donation note: Robert Higgins
34061154230603 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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