The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

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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.
Info

ISBN: 9781594482854

Published Date: February 1, 2008

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Language: English

Page Count: 228

Size: 8.06" l x 5.10" w x 0.63" h

Category

Fiction

Subject

Literary