Tower In The Sky

Tower In The Sky

  • Publish Date: 2012-04-13
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Hiwot Teffera
Addis Ababa University Press
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Review by Ewnetu Sime Ms. Hiwot Teffera was one of the active youth revolutionary members of Ethiopian People Revolutionary Party (EPRP) fought against Ethiopia Military Dictator, known as Derg , who Ruled Ethiopia by Terror . Her book entitled Tower in the Sky provides many aspects of the clandestine political works in Addis Ababa and surrounding cities that occurred mainly between 1974 and 1978 Ethiopia Revolution. Ms. Hiwot tells concise stories which provoke questions and angers why things went wrong during that revolutionary period. It is sad to read that her and several testimonies of dozens of young men and women who found themselves in the middle of one of the most traumatic period in Ethiopia history. Her commitment to advance EPRP's mission made her an unwavering revolutionary militant of that period. Her memories of the brutal and terrifying incidences are incredible. She described in detail the chilling, riveting accounts of the red terror era until she released from Kerchele prison in 1986. The book mainly dedicated to her boyfriend and comrade as she put it To my hero Getacheu Maru .

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