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The Return by Sonia Levitin
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The Return

by Sonia Levitin

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Hear an interview with author Sonia Levitin about this book, and the musical stage play based upon it, on The Book of Life podcast's February 2009 episode "Sonia Levitin's Return" at www.bookoflifepodcast.com.
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  bookoflife | Feb 18, 2009 |
Desta and the other members of her Falasha family, Jews suffering from discrimination in Ethiopia, finally flee the country and attempt the dangerous journey to Israel. ( )
  STBA | Dec 30, 2007 |
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"Desta and the other members of her Falasha family, Jews suffering from discrimination in Ethiopia, finally flee the country and attempt the dangerous journey to Israel."

NB: "Operation Moses" occurred from November 1984 through January 1985.
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Fifteen-year-old Desta belongs to a small, isolated mountain community of Ethiopian Jews. She and her brother and sister leave their aunt and uncle and set out on the long and dangerous trip to freedom -- an airlift from the Sudan to Israel, the Promised Land. They travel barefoot, facing hunger, thirst and bandits. "Vivid and compelling...Levitin's tour de force is sensitively written." BOOKLIST. An ALA 1987 Best Book for Young Adults.

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Desta and the other members of her Falasha family, Jews suffering from discrimination in Ethiopia, finally flee the country and attempt the dangerous journey to Israel.

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