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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

by Dinaw Mengestu

The stories he invented himself he told with particular delight. They all began in the same way, with the same lighthearted tone, with a small wave of the hand, as if the world were being brushed to the sideā€¦


Books and Articles

Clifford, James. "Diasporas." Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 9, Issue 3. August 1994: 302-38.

Gilroy, Paul. The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Rushdie, Salman. Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism 1981-91. London: Granta Books; New York: in association with Viking, 1991.

Said, Edward. Reflections on Exile and Other Essays. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Zewde, Bahru. "The History of the Red Terror: Contexts and Consequences." The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials. Eds. Kjetil Tronvoll , Charles Schaefer, Girmachew Alemu Aneme. Suffolk, UK: James Curry Publishing, 2009.

Websites

Center for Immigration Studies
The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research organization founded in 1985. It is devoted exclusively to research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United States.

CNN's Marketplace Africa
Marketplace Africa, which offers viewers a window into African business on and off the continent, explores the neighborhood known as Little Ethiopia in Washington.

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