Of Beetles and Angels

  • by Mawi Asgedom
  • Narrated by Mawi Asgedom
  • 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Now in an audio edition, this acclaimed memoir tells the unforgettable story of a young boy's journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to Chicago, where his family survived on welfare. Mawi followed his father's advice to "treat people...as though they were angels sent from heaven" and realized his dream of a full-tuition scholarship to Harvard University. Updated with 14 black-and-white photos and a new epilogue.


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Amazing, Encouraging, and Motivating Story

Mawi is an amazing man! His story of going from a refugee camp to Harvard University in spectacular, incredible, and a true blessing. This story shows that ANY kid in America can go from being "bad" to a "good" kid if they put their mind to it.
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- Trista

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-07-2016
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio