Beneath the Lion's Gaze

Beneath the Lion's Gaze

Streaming Audiobook - 2010
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781400194940
1400194946
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Crossley, Steven
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