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How to Read the Air
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Penguin Publishing Group 2010
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A "beautifully written"* (New York Times Book Review) novel of redemption by a prize-winning international literary star.

From the acclaimed author of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears comes a heartbreaking literary masterwork about love, family, and the power of imagination.

Following the death of his father Yosef, Jonas Woldemariam feels compelled to make sense of the volatile generational and cultural ties that have forged him. Leaving behind his marriage and job in New York, he sets out to retrace his mother and father's honeymoon as young Ethiopian immigrants and weave together a family history that will take him from the war-torn country of his parents' youth to a brighter vision of his life in America today. In so doing, he crafts a story- real or invented-that holds the possibility of reconciliation and redemption.

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Street Date:
10/14/2010
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101444351
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dinaw Mengestu. (2010). How to Read the Air. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Dinaw Mengestu. 2010. How to Read the Air. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Dinaw Mengestu, How to Read the Air. Penguin Publishing Group, 2010.

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Dinaw Mengestu. How to Read the Air. Penguin Publishing Group, 2010. Web.

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