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Nuruddin Farah


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19930129

The Somali novelist reads from and discusses his trilogy, VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF AN AFRICAN DICTATORSHIP, which foreshadowed the conflict in his native country. Farah discusses clan structure and sexism as integral parts of the system's failure.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1992 | Genre: Fiction |

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