Neither Here Nor There: Perspectives on Identity by the Young Eritrean and Ethiopian Diaspora in America

September 17, 2009

Literature

Filed under: Uncategorized — Habesha Diaspora @ 1:34 pm
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abraham_verghese_inside1One of my students traveled to Tanzania this summer and immediately got malaria. Bed-ridden, she had a lot of time to read and came back raving about this book, not knowing I am from Ethiopia.  Cutting for Stone takes place in Ethiopia. I only read the first few pages before I was floored. This book is amazing from the content to the writing itself. And it’s a perfect example of this element of multiculturalism that we are trying to capture with our book project.

Here is an interview with the author.

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