Getty Ambau


Getty Ambau is the author the DESTA series. Desta, the lead character in the story, is on an epic adventure to find a three-thousand year-old magic coin and unite it with the one his family owns. Prophesied since ancient time, this union is believed to benefit all mankind. . . Like Harry Potter or The Book Thief, these books can be read by all ages.

The first volume, DESTA AND KING SOLOMON'S COIN OF MAGIC AND FORTUNE, was a winner of Moonbeam's Young Adult Book award and Independent Publishers Children Book award. The second volume, DESTA AND WINDS OF WAHSAA UMERA, was featured in the February 2014 issue of Kirkus Reviews magazine and their digital copy. The third volume, DESTA: TO WHOM LIONS BOW, was a winner of Moonbeam's 2014 Young Adult Book Award.

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The Four Pillars For Your Health Good Looks And Longevity
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
It takes a conscious effort to love and care for yourself. It takes deliberate work to know what is good for your body and to choose foods and drinks that will keep you fit and healthy for years to come. The Four Pillars contains information that will both inspire and awaken you to healthy eating and living. It also contains great recipes to foods and drinks, including those from Ethiopia.
Desta: To Whom the Lions Bow
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Desta’s story unites with all humanity’s in this panoramic, magical, and metamorphic 3rd phase of his journey to fulfill the sacred ancient quest entrusted to him. As he discovers just how much his life is bound up with the ancient world, powerful spirits, and his country’s glorious past, he must resist the competing designs of others on King Solomon’s twin magic coins.
Desta and the Winds of Washaa Umera - Volume 2
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 175,640. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
In the second act of this unfolding epic, the shepherd boy Desta is catapulted from his remote and isolated valley into a wider world. He pursues his dream of a modern education and vows to fulfill the destiny of his family by reuniting the twin Coins of Magic and Fortune.
Desta and King Solomon's Coin of Magic and Fortune
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 178,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A moving and riveting Ethiopian epic novel--a family saga, spanning three generations and dealing with their dark and mysterious past, set in a magical mountainous countryside, in a world of monkeys, goats and spirits. A seven-year old boy named Desta dreams of climbing one of the mountains that circle his valley to touch the sky and feel the clouds in his hands. . .

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