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Farah, Nuruddin 1945-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 558 publications in 12 languages and 14,686 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Interviews  Domestic fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Creator, Signer
Classifications: PR9396.9.F3, 823
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Knots by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,352 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 )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,345 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 )

49 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,056 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 )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 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 )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romanen giver indblik i den kultur og de konflikter, der ligger til grund for borgerkrigen i Somalia og tegner et billede af landet på sammenbruddets rand efter 20 års militærdiktatur og borgerkrig
Sweet & sour milk by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

43 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een man in Somalië gaat op onderzoek naar de doodsoorzaak van zijn tweelingbroer, omdat hij de Veiligheidsdienst van zijn land van moord verdenkt
From a crooked rib by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

48 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 851 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
Sardines by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 787 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
Hiding in plain sight : a novel by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 691 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
Close sesame by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een voormalig verzetsstrijder in Somalië raakt op hoge leeftijd weer betrokken bij een politieke affaire door toedoen van zijn zoon, een radicale idealist
A naked needle by Nuruddin Farah( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 305 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
Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 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 )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 33 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 20 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of Nuruddin Farah by Derek Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers talk : Chinua Achebe with Nuruddin Farah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Translation African and Nigerian identity. --Choosing a language in which to write. --Nigerian oral tradition
 
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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

Nūr-ad-Dīn Farrāḥ 1945-

Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin, Farah 1945-

Nuruddin Farah écrivain somalien

Nuruddin Farah scrittore somalo

Nuruddin Farah Somali writer

Nuruddin Farah somalischer Schriftsteller

Nuruddin Farah somalisk författare

Nuruddin Farah somalisk skribent

Nuuraddin Faarax

Фарах, Нуруддин

فرح, نور الدين 1945-...

نور الدین فرح

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