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Links (Signed First Edition)

Nuruddin Farah

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ISBN 10: 0715633805 / ISBN 13: 9780715633809
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New York: Riverhead [2004]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. NEW, in dust jacket. A pristine unread copy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on the title page. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. [CASE6] 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # north59

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Title: Links (Signed First Edition)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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Jeebleh is returning to Mogadishu from New York for the first time in twenty years. It is not a nostalgia trip for him - Jeeblah's last residence here was a jail cell. And who could feel nostalgic for a city like this? The U.S. troops have recently come and gone, and the decimated city is ruled by clan warlords and patrolled by qaat-chewing gangs who shoot civilians to relieve their adolescent boredom. Jeebleh is returning to visit his mother's grave and to settle her outstanding accounts - but more urgently, the youngest member of his oldest friend's family has been abducted. Though they have not seen each other in two decades, Jeebleh knows from their childhood that his friend - a virtual brother, who remained in Somalia when Jeebleh left - will need Jeebleh to step in. Jeebleh is determined to cut through the swirling violence and corruption to rescue the child - and, perhaps, a piece of his own identity. Gripping, provocative, and revelatory, Links is the finest work yet from Farah, a novel that will secure his place in the international literary firmament and stand as a classic of modern world literature.

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Widely recognised as one of the world's great writers, Nuruddin Farah is the author of eight novels, most recently, the Blood in the Sun trilogy: Maps, Gifts and Secrets. His novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won many awards. Farah was the 1998 laureate of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

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