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Blue Daughter of the Red Sea: A Memoir

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  • 191 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Meti Birabiro studied comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She currently live... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Meti Birabiro studied comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She currently lives in the United States. Klappentext Born into a life of constant financial, physical, and moral threat, Meti Birabiro takes refuge in literature and the fantastic. "Blue Daughter of the Red Sea "is Birabiro's poetic account of the harsh reality of her young life spread across three continents. Her voice is a fresh melange of child and adult perspectives, at once brutally honest and wise beyond her years. Through her journey from Ethiopia to Italy and finally to the United States, we encounter Birabiro's relatives, friends, and enemies--relationships so intense that these people become her vampires, devils, angels, and saints. These characterizations always lead her back to the truth, helping her to decipher what is fair and good, to understand what she must cherish and what she must rage against. Zusammenfassung Blue Daughter of the Red Sea is Birabiro's poetic account of the harsh reality of her young life spread across three continents. Her voice is a fresh melange of child and adult perspectives, at once brutally honest and wise beyond her years.

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Born into a life of constant financial, physical, and moral threat, Meti Birabiro takes refuge in literature and the fantastic. "Blue Daughter of the Red Sea "is Birabiro's poetic account of the harsh reality of her young life spread across three continents. Her voice is a fresh melange of child and adult perspectives, at once brutally honest and wise beyond her years. Through her journey from Ethiopia to Italy and finally to the United States, we encounter Birabiro's relatives, friends, and enemies--relationships so intense that these people become her vampires, devils, angels, and saints. These characterizations always lead her back to the truth, helping her to decipher what is fair and good, to understand what she must cherish and what she must rage against.



Résumé
Blue Daughter of the Red Sea is Birabiro's poetic account of the harsh reality of her young life spread across three continents. Her voice is a fresh melange of child and adult perspectives, at once brutally honest and wise beyond her years.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Blue Daughter of the Red Sea: A Memoir
Sous-titre: A Memoir
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780299195700
ISBN: 978-0-299-19570-0
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Univ Of Wisconsin Pr
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 191
Poids: 422g
Taille: H236mm x B159mm x T19mm
Année: 1989