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Nuruddin Farah

Biography

Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin Farah is the author of eleven previous novels, which have been translated into more than twenty languages and have won numerous awards. Born in Baidoa, Somalia, he lives in Cape Town, South Africa, and Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where he is Distinguished Professor of Literature at Bard College.
 

Nuruddin Farah

Books by Nuruddin Farah

by Nuruddin Farah - Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction

An internationally known fashion photographer, dazzling but aloof, Bella comes and goes as she pleases, until she learns of the murder of her beloved half brother. Putting her life on hold, she journeys to Nairobi her niece and nephew, uncertain whether she can—or must—come to their rescue. When their mother resurfaces, 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.