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Coffee Table Book: Flowers of Today, Seeds of Tomorrow

The hopes and aspirations, struggles and triumphs of an amazing generation of Ethiopians

Coffee Table Book: Flowers of Today, Seeds of Tomorrow

The hopes and aspirations, struggles and triumphs of an amazing generation of Ethiopians

pledged of $58,000pledged of $58,000 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, December 6 2012 10:41 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated December 6, 2012
 

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    Hardcover — Hardcover copy of the book, delivered a week before the release date, and donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads. (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads). Includes a digital copy of the text.

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    Student Dedication –– Make a donation in honor of a special young person in your life. Tsehai will later request the name of one "student" (birth through college age––a child, niece, nephew, grandchild, sibling, or other young person that you would like to honor) and will include his/her full name in the book's dedication page.

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    Hardcover & Coffee — Hardcover copy of the book, delivered before the release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); two bags of 12-oz fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    Donate in Honor of Parents or Grandparents –– The older generations made the successes of this generation possible. Backers who chose this reward will later be invited to submit up to two names of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, mentors, etc. Tsehai will print two full names in a special section of the book in honor of these elders.

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    Coffee Lovers — Set of six handcrafted traditional Ethiopian coffee cups; hardcover and paperback versions of the book delivered before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); five 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    Ethiopian Music Collection — Five handpicked albums from and/or selected by our book's subjects Kenna, Meklit Hadero, Wayna Wondwossen, Tewodross Avery, Daniel Lemma, and Mike-E; hardcover version of the book, delivered before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); two 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flashdrive keychain.

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    Ethiopian Film Collection — Five handpicked films in DVD format, from and/or selected by the book's subjects Leelai Demoz, and Nnegest Likke; hardcover version of the book, delivered before its release date; donation to Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); two 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    Ethiopian Book Collection — Five handpicked books from and/or selected by Tsehai Publishers and the book’s subjects Maaza Mengiste, Dinaw Mengestu and Marcus Samuelsson; hardcover version of the book, delivered before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); two 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    MARCUS SAMUELSSON COLLECTION — Dinner for two at Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem, NYC (NY Area only); signed copies of Chef Samuelsson’s four books; hardcover version of the book, delivered before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads).

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    FULL CULTURE COLLECTION — Full Ethiopian Culture Collection (aforementioned handpicked music, books and films); hard and soft cover versions of the book before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); five 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    MESSOB TABLE — Hand-woven Ethiopian Messob table delivered to your home; full Ethiopian Culture Collection (aforementioned handpicked music, books and films); set of six handcrafted traditional Ethiopian coffee cups; hardcover version of the book, delivered before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); five 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    SPECIAL AFTERWARD THANKS — Special “Thank You” included in the afterward of the book; full Ethiopian Culture Collection (aforementioned handpicked music, books and films); hardcover version of the book, delivered before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); five 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    ALMOST EVERYTHING — Hand-woven Ethiopian Messob table; afterward “Thank You” mention in the book; full Ethiopian Culture Collection (aforementioned handpicked music, books and films); set of Six handcrafted traditional Ethiopian coffee cups; copies of both hard and soft cover versions of the book before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); five 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    ETHIOPIAN VACATION — Organized Historic Northern Ethiopia 5 nights/6 days tour for two with a private guide – hotel, airfare, ground transportation and all local taxes and tourist entrance fee included; exclusive, pre-order priced copies of all electronic, Amharic, hard and soft cover versions of the book before its release date; donation to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads (for every hardcover pre-order, we will donate two softcover Amharic language editions to Ethiopia Reads); five 12-oz bags of fair trade Ethiopian coffee; 4GB Axum Obelisk flash drive keychain.

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    EXECUTIVE PUBLISHER — An executive publisher credit on the book’s cover; extra-special "Thank You" in the afterward; Hand-woven Ethiopian Messob table; ten copies of the coffee table book; full Ethiopian Culture Collection (above mentioned-handpicked music, books and films); two sets of Six handcrafted traditional Ethiopian coffee cups; ten bags of 12-oz fair trade Ethiopian coffee delivered to your home before its release date; and on your behalf, we will donate 50 Amharic version of the book to libraries in Ethiopia via Ethiopia Reads.

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