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Farah, Nuruddin 1945-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 494 publications in 5 languages and 12,538 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Biography 
Roles: Interviewer, Signer, Creator
Classifications: PR9396.9.F3, 823
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Knots by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,371 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
Links by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,274 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
Maps by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
33 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 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 )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,016 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"--
Gifts by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 828 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
Secrets by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 803 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
Sweet & sour milk by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and German and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From a crooked rib by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
27 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel raising questions of female circumcision, choice in marriage, polygamous marriage, and divorce
Sardines by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farah's landmark Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy is comprised by the novels Sweet and Sour Milk, Sardines, and Close Sesame. In this volume, the second of the three, a woman loses her job as editor of the national newspaper and then finds her efforts to instill her daughter with a sense of dignity and independence threatened by an oppressive government and the traditions of conservative Islam
Close sesame by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yesterday, tomorrow : voices from the Somali diaspora by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 297 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
A naked needle by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe with Nuruddin Farah by Chinua Achebe ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe and Nuruddin Farah discuss several questions facing African writers, including the choice of language (Ibo or English in Achebe's case) and the importance and use of the oral tradition
Chinua Achebe by ICA Video ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Terug naar Mogadishu by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een na zijn politieke gevangenschap naar de Verenigde Staten uitgeweken Somaliër keert naar zijn vaderland terug om het graf van zijn moeder te bezoeken en een oude vriend, wiens nichtje is ontvoerd, te helpen
Née de la côte d'Adam by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaarten by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Somalische wees tracht zich staande te houden in een door oorlog verscheurd land
Tochter Frau : Roman by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wie eine nackte Nadel : Roman aus Somalia = (A naked needle) by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Somalia/Mogadischu ; Liebe - kulturelle Identität
Dons : roman by Nuruddin Farah ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ce deuxième titre de la trilogie "Territoire" de l'auteur somali (exilé depuis 1972), nous fait entrer au coeur de la réalité somalie
 
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Alternative Names
Fāraḥ, Nūr al-Dīn, 1945-
Farah, Nurudin, 1945-
Farrāḥ, Nūr-ad-Dīn 1945-
Farrāḥ, Nūr al-Dīn, 1945-
Nūr-ad-Dīn Farrāḥ 1945-
Nuruddin, Farah, 1945-
Languages
English (284)
German (17)
French (8)
Dutch (3)
Italian (2)
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