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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Dinaw Mengestu

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Ethiopian EmigrE author Dinaw Mengestu is a skilled observer of people who earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly for this colorful debut. Insightful and swiftly paced, this novel evokes past and present in the course of its compelling narrative. It’s the ’70s, and one D.C. neighborhood is undergoing big changes. In the mix is Ethiopian grocery owner Sepha Stephanos—a man with a complex past who fled his homeland after seeing his father brutalized.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dion Graham

Length:

6h 53m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

01:04


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

34:18


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

27:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:16


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:49


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

34:17


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

18:44


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

27:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

22:54


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

14:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

52:01


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

27:25