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The beautiful things that heaven bears
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Published:
New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.
Physical Desc:
228 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
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Description
Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled the Ethiopian Revolution for a new start in the United States. Now he finds himself running a failing grocery store in a poor African-American section of Washington, D.C., his only companions two fellow African immigrants who share his bitter nostalgia and longing for his home continent. Years ago and worlds away Sepha could never have imagined a life of such isolation. As his environment begins to change, hope comes in the form of a friendship with new neighbors Judith and Naomi, a white woman and her biracial daughter. But when a series of racial incidents disturbs the community, Sepha may lose everything all over again.
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1594489408 :, 9781594489402 :
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mengestu, D. (2007). The beautiful things that heaven bears. New York, Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mengestu, Dinaw, 1978-. 2007. The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. New York, Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mengestu, Dinaw, 1978-, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. New York, Riverhead Books, 2007.

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Mengestu, Dinaw. The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. New York, Riverhead Books, 2007.

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