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Farah, Nuruddin 1945-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 578 publications in 12 languages and 14,936 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Interviews  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Other, Signer, Creator
Classifications: PR9396.9.F3, 823
Publication Timeline
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Links by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,333 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 )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 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 )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,011 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 )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 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 )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 868 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
Sweet & sour milk by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
47 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 867 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 )
51 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Novel raising questions of female circumcision, choice in marriage, polygamous marriage, and divorce
Secrets by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the civil war in Somalia, this stunningly ambitious novel was aLos Angeles Times Book Review Best Fiction of the Year Selection. In Mogadiscio, the dictator is preparing to flee and clans are moving into the city, which rattles with machine gun fire. Society is collapsing under the weight of its own perversities. Unexpectedly, Kalaman, a businessman who owns a computer store, receives a visit from his childhood crush, who has returned from America to take him up on an old pledgeand have his child. The arrival of his house guest pulls Kalaman back into a past he thought he had escaped, rife with doubts and secrets that go deep into his heritage. --- From back cover
Hiding in plain sight by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 810 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
Sardines by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
37 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 793 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 )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 552 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 )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 330 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 2001 in English and French and held by 312 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( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Topics discussed in the interview: --Translation African and Nigerian identity. --Choosing a language in which to write. --Nigerian oral tradition
Chinua Achebe by ICA Video( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Hiding in plain sight a novel by Nuruddin Farah( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 37 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 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 20 libraries worldwide
The novels of Nuruddin Farah by Derek Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Aus einer gekrümmten Rippe : Roman by Nuruddin Farah( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
 
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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 schrijver uit Somalië
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 الدين فرح
نور الدین فرح
파라, 누르딘 1945-
ヌルディン・ファラー
努鲁丁·法拉赫
Languages
English (346)
German (49)
French (28)
Italian (16)
Dutch (7)
Spanish (5)
Finnish (4)
Portuguese (4)
Swedish (4)
Arabic (3)
Danish (2)
Slovenian (1)
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