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Children of the revolution

Author: Dinaw Mengestu
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2008.
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In this deeply affecting and unforgettable novel, Dinaw Mengestu explores what it means to lose a family and a country - and what it takes to create a new home. Sepha is an Ethiopian refugee living in Washington D.C.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mengestu, Dinaw, 1978-
Children of the revolution.
London : Vintage, 2008
(OCoLC)760269706
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dinaw Mengestu
ISBN: 9780099502739 0099502739
OCLC Number: 212430988
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2007.
Awards: Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2007.
Description: 228 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Dinaw Mengestu.

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Seventeen years after fleeing the revolutionary Ethiopia that claimed his father's life, Stepha Stephanos is a man still caught between two existences: the one he left behind, aged nineteen, and the  Read more...

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"A quietly accomplished debut novel... Despite, or perhaps because of, the attritions of his years in exile, Sepha has remained astonishingly tender. In the end, it is this human warmth that Read more...

 
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