The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

by Dinaw Mengestu

Hardcover, 228 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $22.95 | purchase

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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
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Dinaw Mengestu

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Seventeen years after fleeing the Ethiopian revolution, Sepha Stephanos runs a grocery store in a poor African-American neighborhood in Washington, D.C., where he reflects on his past and the differences between his prospects and the life he imagined.