A moving and riveting epic novel--a family saga, spanning three generations and dealing with their dark and mysterious past, set in an Ethiopian, magical mountainous countryside, in a world of monkeys, goats and spirits.Desta, a seven-year-old boy and Abraham, his middle-aged father, are on separate but parallel missions. The boy dreams of climbing one of the mountains that circle his home to touch the sky and run his fingers through the clouds. ...
By Getty T. Ambau
Paperback: 454 pages
Publisher: Falcon Press International; First Edition edition (August 21, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2213470
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Desta is a tale of impossibility and inextinguishable dreams. In fact, it is a story so outlandish, in a setting so completely unfamiliar, that it seems the stuff of dreams.And therein lies its power. Desta, a shepherd boy in 1950s rural Ethiopia, li