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Held at a Distance: My Rediscovery of Ethiopia


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This powerful book gives readers a chance to experience Ethiopia through the personal experience of a writer who is both Ethiopian and American. It takes readers beyond headlines and stereotypes to a deeper understanding of the country. This is an absorbing account of the author's return trip to Ethiopia as an adult, having left the country in exile with her family at age 11. She profiles relatives and friends who have remained in Ethiopia, and she writes movingly about Ethiopia's recent past and its ancient history. She ...

Held at a Distance: My Rediscovery of Ethiopia 2007, Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780897335560

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