The Resource Secrets, Nuruddin, Farah

Secrets, Nuruddin, Farah

Label
Secrets
Title
Secrets
Statement of responsibility
Nuruddin, Farah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
Illuminates the culture and ideology of Somalia through a novel set against the background of its civil war
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Awards note
Winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
002380
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farah, Nuruddin
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Blood in the sun trilogy
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maxamad Cabdulle Xasan's Rebellion, Somalia, 1900-1920
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Somalia
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Somalia
Target audience
adult
Label
Secrets, Nuruddin, Farah
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn902657252
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Arcade paperback edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781628725872
Lccn
98011464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)902657252
Label
Secrets, Nuruddin, Farah
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn902657252
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Arcade paperback edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781628725872
Lccn
98011464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)902657252

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