Beneath the lion's gaze a novel
|Format:||Book on CD 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This memorable, heartbreaking story opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1974, on the eve of a revolution. Yonas kneels in his mother's prayer room, pleading to his god for an end to the violence that has wracked his family and country. His father, Hailu, a prominent doctor, has been ordered to report to jail after helping a victim of state-sanctioned torture to die. And Dawit, Hailu's youngest son, has joined an underground resistance movement-a choice that will lead to more upheaval and bloodshed across a ravaged Ethiopia. Beneath the Lion's Gaze tells a gripping story of family, of the bonds of love and friendship set in a time and place that has rarely been explored in fiction before. It is a story about the lengths human beings will go in pursuit of freedom and the human price of a national revolution. Emotionally gripping, poetic, and indelibly tragic, Beneath the Lion's Gaze is a transcendent and powerful debut.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Families -- Ethiopia -- Fiction.
Ethiopia -- History -- Revolution, 1974 -- Fiction.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| [Old Saybrook, CT] :Tantor Audio,2010
Read by Steven Crossley.
9 audio discs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
|ISBN||9781400144945 (Library ed.)
1400144949 (Library ed.)