Solomon G. Kitaw’s New Book Portrays a Modern Day Miracle in Ethiopia

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“The Amazing Rescue” will be featured at the 2013 New York State Reading Association Book Exhibit in Albany, N.Y., on October 27-30, 2013.

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One morning, as the sun shone over a tranquil Ethiopian town in all its picturesque rural scenery, the beautiful life of a child was shattered when a gang of brutal kidnappers stole her from her community and forced her to endure a weeklong ordeal of hopelessness and fear. In author Solomon G. Kitaw’s The Amazing Rescue, readers will see the series of extraordinary events that led to her salvation, a vividly illustrated portrayal of an incredible true story, a proverbial modern day miracle that promises to astound all with its powerful and undeniable message of divine intervention.

Kitaw’s work begins by showing everyday life in Bita Genet and the mundane activities of its denizens, in particular the school children there, amidst an expansive backdrop of sweeping fields of green grass and distant mountain ranges. The idyllic tranquility of this rural community is shattered when a gang of outsiders intrudes upon the village. The hooligans a girl named Duti by force with the malicious purpose of forcing her to marry one of them, to the horror of the hapless townsfolk.

The kidnappers take flight, making their way through the wilderness with their captive in tow, crossing rivers and climbing mountains, while the townsfolk contact the authorities, and policemen are dispatched to pursue the gang. Meanwhile, Duti desperately prays to God for protection, believing that He is watching over her. The authorities are lagging behind the gang, and there is slim hope of them catching up with the criminals, but before the kidnappers can fulfill their scheme, readers will see how Duti’s prayers are answered when unexpected rescuers come to her aid, resulting in an unbelievable incident that will make headlines all over the world.

The title says it all, The Amazing Rescue, with its vivid illustrations and its researched account of the events in Bita Genet, tells a captivating and thrilling account of Duti’s incredible deliverance from the hands of her captors. Her story, and that of her unlikely rescuers, will surely fascinate readers of all ages.

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About the Author
Solomon G. Kitaw was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and lived now with his wife and their daughter in the city of Atlanta. He is a graduate of Addis Ababa University.

The Amazing Rescue * by Solomon G. Kitaw
Publication Date: March 28, 2013
Picture Book; $31.99; 52 pages; 978-1-4797-5632-2
Picture Book Hardcover; $41.99; 52 pages; 978-1-4797-5633-9
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-5634-6

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