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Dinaw Mengestu


Ethiopia (b.1978)

Author Dinaw Mengestu teaches at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and lives in New York City.
 
Novels
   Children of the Revolution (2007)
     aka The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
   How to Read the Air (2010)
   All Our Names (2014)
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