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Long Way from Adi Ghehad
Subtitle Journey of an Asylum Seeker
By Stan Hazell
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ISBN 9780856835186
Non Fiction Genre Biography
Publication Date 08/04/2018
Price 19.95
Hardcopy Hyperlink https://www.shepheard-walwyn.co.uk/product/long-way-adi-ghehad-dr-teame-mebrahtu/


This remarkable life-story of a man, who sought asylum when his life was threatened and went on to become a leading educator at Bristol University, provides thought provoking insights into the issues of immigration, the conflicting forces facing asylum seekers, and the challenges for the country where they gain sanctuary

Author's Bio

The author’s career spanned 40 years as a print and broadcast journalist, first as a newspaper reporter in South Wales, and later producing regional news and current affairs programmes for ITV in the West of England. His biography of Dr Mebrahtu was only undertaken after he had retired.


Dr Mebrahtu’s reflections on the issues of immigration both for the immigrants and the host community, based on his own experience, are thought provoking. Henleaze & Westbury Voice

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  1. This book is very interesting and tought me a lot .

  2. The book is valuable especially in socila issues related to poditive cultural integrstion and education for all.

  3. A fascinating insight into the life of the refugee through the eyes of a humble, inspiring, tenacious Christian man who has experienced and witnessed living history and who inspires me to fight for greater worldwide social justice.

  4. It a remarkable book which tells true and inspirational history of the author

  5. This is the most moving story of a refugee journey full of resilience and determination to excel in the host society and as a great example in the diaspora community.
    A very needed material for this Western Refugee crisis period!

  6. Vert gold book.

  7. Very good book

  8. A shining example of how we can make something of our life even with the humblest of backgrounds and difficult beginnings. Wonderful!

  9. This biography of Dr Mebrahtu is fascinating. Stan Hazell’s never dull, well-written and thought provoking book covers so many aspects on immigration. In my opinion, Stan really deserves this nomination in the People’s Prize competition. Well done!

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