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Farah, Nuruddin 1945-

Overview
Works: 123 works in 552 publications in 11 languages and 14,305 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Creator, Signer
Classifications: PR9396.9.F3, 823
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Links by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
36 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,389 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 )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 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 )
43 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This first novel in Nuruddin Farah's Blood in the Sun trilogy tells the story of Askar, a man coming of age in the turmoil of modern Africa. With his father a victim of the bloody Ethiopian civil war and his mother dying the day of his birth, Askar is taken in and raised by a man named Misra amid the scandal, gossip, and ritual of a small African village. As an adolescent, Askar goes to live in Somalia's capital, where he strives to find himself just as Somalia struggles for national identity
Crossbones by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 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 )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 883 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 )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 869 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 )
32 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 812 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 )
31 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel raising questions of female circumcision, choice in marriage, polygamous marriage, and divorce
Sardines by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 758 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 )
28 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman om livet i en politistat
Hiding in plain sight by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 468 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
A naked needle by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Somalia/Mogadischu ; Liebe - kulturelle Identität
Yesterday, tomorrow : voices from the Somali diaspora by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 281 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 with Nuruddin Farah by Chinua Achebe( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 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 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Née de la côte d'Adam by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tochter Frau : Roman by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dons : roman by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in French and held by 30 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
Bruder Zwilling : Roman by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aus einer Rippe gebaut : Roman aus Somalia by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in German and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Somalia ; Frau - kulturelle Identität - Islam
 
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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
Nuruddin, Farah 1945-
فرح, نور الدين 1945-...
Languages
English (324)
German (24)
French (23)
Italian (21)
Dutch (10)
Spanish (6)
Finnish (3)
Swedish (2)
Danish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Arabic (1)
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