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Little mother : a novel

Author: Cristina Ali Farah; Giovanna Bellesia; Victoria Offredi Poletto; Alessandra Di Maio
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Series: Global African voices.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When civil war erupts in Somalia, cousins Domenica Axad and Barni are separated and forced to flee the country. Barni manages to eke out a living in Rome, where she works as an obstetrician. Domenica wanders Europe in a painful attempt to reunite her broken family and come to terms with her past. After ten years, the two women reunite. When Domenica gives birth to a son, Barni, also known as Little Mother, is at her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ali Farah, Cristina, 1973-
Little mother.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)747411085
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina Ali Farah; Giovanna Bellesia; Victoria Offredi Poletto; Alessandra Di Maio
ISBN: 9780253001481 025300148X 0253356105 9780253356109 0253000173 9780253000170 9780253356123 0253356121
OCLC Number: 747411085
Language Note: English translation of Italian original.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 235 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prelude / Domenica Axad --
Barni --
Taageere --
Axad --
Interlude / Taageere --
Barni --
Taageere --
Domenica --
Epilogue / Barni.
Series Title: Global African voices.
Other Titles: Madre piccola.
Responsibility: Cristina Ali Farah ; translated by Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi and Victoria Offredi Poletto ; with an introduction by Alessandra Di Maio.

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