Abel Gashe, a first generation immigrant from Ethiopia, shares his perspective of American society in his new book, “GPS for America.”
Born and raised in Debre Markos, Ethiopia, Gashe came to the U.S. 24 years ago and he has ever since remained fascinated by the American lifestyle and system of governance.
“I strive to pay tribute to the U.S. and its people for granting me and millions of others the kind of freedom I was unable to attain in my home country,” Gashe said in a statement. “While the American Union is imperfect, it remains the greatest nation in the world.”
In his book, he tries to appreciate the sociopolitical construct and dynamism of America, arguing the nation’s better days are yet to come.
According to the book’s overview, the analysis in the book begins by framing the constitutional basis of the nation as a four dimensional compass.
“Using what he terms as the American GPS, he leads the reader to have a snapshot on the structure of American government, citizenship, church and state, legal, economic, political and foreign policy issues to show that, in fact, what is manifesting in the American socio-political topology is not a random act but an in-built, systemic transfiguration in creating the opportunity for all children of Adam,” the overview further states.
A business consultant by profession, Gashe is certain that his 400-page book is nonpareil in its structured thesis and systemic outlook about America.
“The book gives a highly organized approach to give clear perspective to readers on the subject matter. The issues and specific topics discussed helps to gain the kind of wisdom one needs to know about the American reality,” he said.
This is the second book Gashe has authored. His first book, “The Wisdom Compass to Eternal Life” was published in 2011.