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Farah, Nuruddin 1945-

Overview
Works: 127 works in 651 publications in 12 languages and 15,444 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  History  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Educational films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Signer, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR9396.9.F3, 823
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Links by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Mogadishu, Somalia, from New York after a twenty-year exile, Jeebleh finds a troubled and devastated city ruled by clan warlords and patrolled by violent gangs of thugs
Knots by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to her native home in Somalia after being raised in North America and suffering a failed marriage, self-reliant Cambara struggles to reclaim her family's home from a warlord and finds support from a group of women activists
Maps by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

62 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Somali youth is torn between duty to family and country. On the one hand Askar, an orphan, should look after his foster mother, on the other he wants to be a man and emulate his father who died fighting the Ethiopians. By an English-speaking Somali writer, author of Secrets
Crossbones by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Completing the trilogy that began with LINKS and KNOTS, Jeebleh returns to Somalia, now in a religionist grip, along with his journalist son-in-law, Malik, and Malik's brother Ahl, who is in search of his stepson-turned-pirate"--
Secrets by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her return to Somalia from America, Sholoongo informs her childhood friend, Kalaman, she wants a child by him. As he considers her proposal, Kalaman receives chilling news, Sholoongo was in America to perfect her skills as a witch
Gifts by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War in Somalia transforms a simple village girl into a self-confident woman who even swims and drives a car. She is Duniya, a widow with three children. By an English-speaking writer, author of Maps
From a crooked rib by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

53 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel raising questions of female circumcision, choice in marriage, polygamous marriage, and divorce
Hiding in plain sight by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Bella learns of the murder of her beloved half brother by political extremists in Mogadiscio, she's in Rome. The two had different fathers but shared a Somali mother, from whom Bella's inherited her freewheeling ways. An internationally known fashion photographer, dazzling but aloof, she comes and goes as she pleases, juggling three lovers. But with her teenage niece and nephew effectively orphaned--their mother abandoned them years ago--she feels an unfamiliar surge of protective feeling"--Amazon.com
Sweet & sour milk by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

45 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sweet and Sour Milk chronicles a man's search for the reasons behind his twin brother's violent death during the 1970s. The atmosphere of political tyranny and repression reduces his quest to a passive and fatalistic level, and the book progresses largely on an inner plane. This is the first in the sequence of novels followed by Sardines and Close Sesame, to which the author gives the overall title: Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship"--Back cover
Sardines by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fired from her job as editor of a national newspaper because of government disapproval of her editorial policies, Medina tries to give her daughter, Ubax, a sense of dignity and self-worth
Close sesame by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a waking nightmare of a police state in Africa, an old man finds himself poised in mortal combat with an elusive and cunning enemy in an atmosphere where the distinction between public and private justice is obscured
A naked needle by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belletristik : Somalia/Mogadischu ; Liebe - kulturelle Identität
Yesterday, tomorrow : voices from the Somali diaspora by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and French and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gennem samtaler med flygtninge fra Somalia i Afrika og Europa skildres deres nuværende liv med deres tanker om hjemlandet og fremtiden
Writers talk : Chinua Achebe with Nuruddin Farah by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Translation African and Nigerian identity. --Choosing a language in which to write. --Nigerian oral tradition
Vater Mensch : Roman by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een voormalige verzetsstrijder in Somalië raakt opnieuw betrokken bij de politieke strijd door zijn radicale zoon
Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Hiding in plain sight : a novel by Nuruddin Farah( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bella learns of the murder of her beloved half brother by political extremists in Mogadiscio, she's in Rome. The two had different fathers but shared a Somali mother, from whom Bella's inherited her freewheeling ways. An internationally known fashion photographer, dazzling but aloof, she comes and goes as she pleases, juggling three lovers. But with her teenage niece and nephew effectively orphaned-- their mother abandoned them years ago-- she feels an unfamiliar surge of protective feeling. Putting her life on hold, she journeys to Nairobi, where the two are in boarding school, uncertain whether she can-- or must-- come to their rescue. When their mother resurfaces, reasserting her maternal rights and bringing with her a gale of chaos and confusion that mirror the deepening political instability in the region, Bella has to decide how far she will go to obey the call of sisterly responsibility
Exils by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après vingt ans d'exil à New York, Jeebleh retourne dans son pays natal, la Somalie. Il souhaite se recueillir sur la tombe de sa mère et doit aider son ami d'enfance Bile à retrouver Raasta, sa fille enlevée. A Mogadiscio, il découvre le chaos
Yesterday, tomorrow : Stimmen aus der somalischen Diaspora by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenes andere Leben Roman by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Bella vom gewaltsamen Tod ihres Bruders Aar bei einem terroristischen Anschlag in Mogadischu erfährt, bricht die erfolgsverwöhnte Modefotografin umgehend auf, um sich der halbwüchsigen Kinder des Bruders anzunehmen. In Nairobi, wo Aar mit den Kindern lebte, übernimmt sie tatkräftig die Verantwortung, denn Valerie, die Mutter der Kinder, hat die Familie bereits vor Jahren verlassen, um mit einer anderen Frau ein neues Leben zu beginnen. Jetzt aber erhebt sie ihre eigenen Ansprüche, und zwischen den Frauen entspinnt sich ein gnadenloser Machtkampf (Quelle: buchhandel.de)
 
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Alternative Names
Fāraḥ, Nūr al-Dīn 1945-

Farah, Nurudin 1945-

Farrāḥ, Nūr-ad-Dīn 1945-

Farrāḥ, Nūr al-Dīn 1945-

Naruddin Farah

Naruddin Farah escritor somalí

Nūr-ad-Dīn Farrāḥ 1945-

Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin, Farah 1945-

Nuruddin Farah écrivain somalien

Nuruddin Farah escriptor somali

Nuruddin Farah escritor somalí

Nuruddin Farah schrijver uit Somalië

Nuruddin Farah scrittore somalo

Nuruddin Farah somalischer Schriftsteller

Nuruddin Farah somalisk författare

Nuruddin Farah somalisk skribent

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