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Mr. Mezlekia has written a fast-paced autobiography that will draw the reader in and give a glimpse of life in a very different time and place. Read morePublished 5 months ago by James O. Nelson
My second review this weekend of a book about Ethiopia, and while the books are very similar in some ways, there are key differences that make each uniquely worthwhile. Read morePublished 16 months ago by bdallmann
If you want to walk in another person's shoes this is the way to go! This book is amazing! A must read!Published 19 months ago by michaeljbeltz
The story of a boy growing up in war-torn Ethiopia, this book has interesting anecdotes and offers a look into a culture far different from my own. Read morePublished on May 22, 2009 by K. Weiss
The book is aptly titled because it is a series of notes. The first are notes are from Nega Mezlekia's childhood which is heavily influenced by folklore and superstition. Read morePublished on March 3, 2009 by Loves the View
Nega Mezlekia was born the year after my family left Ethiopia. My African American father had heart problems that didn't do well in the high country of Addis Ababa. Read morePublished on December 1, 2008 by Lola E. Peters
Notes from the Hyena's Belly is a memoir that often reads like a novel. It depicts Nega's relatively calm childhood in sharp contrast to the growing unrest, civil strife and... Read morePublished on February 18, 2008 by Live2Cruise
This book provides great insight into the older Ethiopia. It provides interesting cultural perspectives as well as many life experiences of the author. Read morePublished on January 29, 2008 by Kristen Damron
An enlightening story of a boy growing up in Ethiopia. A world that we Americans cannot relate to, however we certainly are sympathetic. Read morePublished on March 26, 2007 by James Hart Isley