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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€¦


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Excerpts from The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. Copyright © 2007 by Dinaw Mengestu. Used by permission of Riverhead Books. All rights reserved.

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Acknowledgments

Writer: Leah Mirakor

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