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Publisher Comments:

From the internationally revered author of Links comes "a beautiful, hopeful novel about one woman's return to war-ravaged Mogadishu" (Time)

Called "one of the most sophisticated voices in modern fiction" (The New York Review of Books), Nuruddin Farah is widely recognized as a literary genius. He proves it yet again with Knots, the story of a woman who returns to her roots and discovers much more than herself. Born in Somalia but raised in North America, Cambara flees a failed marriage by traveling to Mogadishu. And there, amid the devastation and brutality, she finds that her most unlikely ambitions begin to seem possible. Conjuring the unforgettable extremes of a fractured Muslim culture and the wayward Somali state through the eyes of a strong, compelling heroine, Knots is another Farah masterwork.

Synopsis:

Set in Mogadiscio, Somalia, this novel breaks new ground and brings the author back to his literary roots. He presents the story of a woman raised in North America who returns to her homeland in a desperate attempt to find herself and reclaim her family's home from the warlord who has taken it.

About the Author

Nuruddin Farah is the author of nine novels, which have been translated into seventeen languages and have won numerous awards. Farah was named the 1998 laureate of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143112983
Author:
Farah, Nuruddin
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Real property
Subject:
Americans - Somalia
Subject:
Mogadishu (Somalia)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Set in Mogadiscio, Somalia, this novel breaks new ground and brings the author back to his literary roots. He presents the story of a woman raised in North America who returns to her homeland in a desperate attempt to find herself and reclaim her family's home from the warlord who has taken it.
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