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Children of the revolution (1st paperback ed)

By: Mengestu, Dinaw

1448163560 / 9781448163564
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813.6
19/09/2019
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England
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240 pages
Copy: 10%; print: 10%
Reprint. Previously issued in print: London: Jonathan Cape, 2007 Description based on CIP data; resource not viewed.

Seventeen years after fleeing the revolutionary Ethiopia that claimed his father's life, Sepha Stephanos is a man still caught between two existences: the one he left behind, aged nineteen, and the new life he has forged in Washington D.C. Sepha spends his days in a sort of limbo: quietly running his grocery store into the ground, revisiting the Russian classics, and toasting the old days with his friends Kenneth and Joseph, themselves emigrants from Africa.

But when a white woman named Judith moves next door with her only daughter, Naomi, Sepha's life seems on the verge of change...

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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