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Waberi, Abdourahman A. 1965-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 168 publications in 4 languages and 3,296 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Exhibition catalogs  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Contributor, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PQ2683.A23, 843.914
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Most widely held works about Abdourahman A Waberi
 
Most widely held works by Abdourahman A Waberi
Transit a novel by Abdourahman A Waberi( )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Waiting at the Paris airport, two immigrants from Djibouti reveal parallel stories of war, child soldiers, arms trafficking, drugs, and hunger. Bashir is recently discharged from the army and wounded, finding himself inside the French Embassy. Harbi, whose wife, Alice, has been killed by the police, is there too-arrested earlier as a political suspect. An embassy official mistakes Bashir for Harbi's son, and as Harbi does not deny it, both will be exiled to France, Alice's home country. This brilliantly shrewd and cynical universal chronicle of war and exile, translated into English for the
In the United States of Africa by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Djibouti-born Waberi's brief and concentrated tale-part satire, part fable, part fever-dream-imagines the world turned upside down: a war rages between Quebec and the American Midwest, and all of "Euramerica" is a dark, barbaric hellhole
The land without shadows by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in France in 1994, this newly translated collection presents stories about the precolonial and colonial past of Djibouti alongside those set in the postcolonial era. With irony and humor, these short stories portray madmen, poets, artists, French colonists, pseudointellectuals, young women, aspiring politicians, famished refugees, khat chewers, nomads struggling to survive in Djibouti's ruthless natural environment, or tramps living (and dying) in Balbala, the shantytown that stretches to the south of the capital--Cover
Fools, thieves, and other dreamers : stories from Francophone Africa by Seydi Sow( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passage of tears by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Djibouti, a hot, impoverished little country on the Horn of Africa, is a place of great strategic importance, for off its coast lies a crucial 'passage' for the world's oil. Djibril, a young Djiboutian voluntarily exiled in Montreal, returns to his native land to prepare a report for an American economic intelligence firm. Meanwhile, a shadowy, threatening figure imprisoned in an island cell seems to know Djibril's every move. He takes dictation from his preaching cellmate known as his 'Venerable Master' but, as the words are put on the page, a completely different text appears--the life of Walter Benjamin, Djibril's favorite author"--
Cahier nomade : nouvelles by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recueil de nouvelles de cet auteur djiboutien, qui donne ici la chronique de sa terre africaine depuis le temps où le général-président venu de France visitait ce "confetti de l'Empire". Il se souvient de l'époque heureuse où son père exorcisait la nuit de son chant. Il note aussi les assemblées d'aujourd'hui où chacun y va de son dialecte
Balbala : roman by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in French and Italian and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depuis Balbala, banlieue de Djibouti, pendant la guerre civile de 1991-1993, se lèvent quatre personnages qui vont devenir l'emblème des forces nouvelles et progressistes de la nation : Waïs, un marathonien, Yonis, un médecin, Dilleyra, un foncctionnaire en rupture de ban et poète, Anab, compagne de Yonis. A travers leurs destins, l'auteur dresse ainsi un tableau accablant de son pays
Moisson de crânes : textes pour le Rwanda by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nocky Djedanoum, écrivain tchadien à Lille, où il organise chaque année le festival Fest'Africa, a initié le projet "Rwanda : écrire par devoir de mémoire". Dix écrivains (Tierno Monembo, B. Boris Diop, Monique Iboudo, Nocky Dejadanoum, Jean-Marie Vianney Rurangwa, Koulsy Lamko, Véronique Tadjo, Vénuste Kayimahé, Meja Mwangi, Abdourahman A. Waberi), entres autres, proposent chacun une oeuvre
Rift routes rails : variations romanesques by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Treize variations romanesques sur le thème de la quête de sens et de soleil. Treize manières de dire le passé et le présent des Afriques tour à tour sensibles et rêveuses, violentes et désirables
Passage des larmes : roman by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Né à Djibouti, le jour de l'indépendance, en 1977, Djibil part s'intaller à Montréal. Bien des années plus tard, son travail l'amène à retourner dans son pays d'origine. Il se retrouve dans un pays déchiré, face à ses souvenirs et à des fantômes. Il y a aussi son jumeau Djamal, en prison sur les îlots du Diable
Emergency ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Culture post-coloniale, 1961-2006 : traces et mémoires coloniales en France by Pascal Blanchard( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recueil d'études consistant à déceler dans la société française les traces de l'entreprise coloniale depuis la fin de la guerre d'Algérie jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Il s'agit pour les auteurs de mesurer en quoi se perpétuent, se reconfigurent, se renforcent ou disparaissent des éléments de la culture qui trouvent leur genèse dans une culture coloniale en formation depuis le XVIIe siècle
L'oeil nomade by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deux visions se confrontent à travers les mots d'un homme né et élevé à Djibouti, qui contemple son pays à travers les sensations qu'il en a gardées et le regard de photographes qui découvrent un pays, donnent à voir ce qui frappe ou attire leur regard neuf
In den Vereinigten Staaten von Afrika : Roman by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les nomades, mes frères, vont boire à la Grande Ourse : 1991-1998 by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enfants de la balle : nouvelles d'Afrique, nouvelles de foot ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A naked needle by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Somalia/Mogadischu ; Liebe - kulturelle Identität
Tor der Tränen : Roman by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les nomades, mes frères, vont boire à la Grande Ourse by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Legende von der Nomadensonne by Abdourahman A Waberi( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ali Waberi, Abdourahman 1965-
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Waberi, Abdourahman A. 1965-...
Waberi, Abdourahman A. (Abdourahman Ali), 1965-
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ワベリ, アブドゥラマン・アリ
Languages
French (100)
English (24)
German (7)
Italian (6)
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