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Somalia -

Related category: World - Africa
Related booklists: World Fiction - Somalia, Somalia: Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives by Hawa Abdi
    Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives - by Hawa Abdi

    £13.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844087884 | ISBN 10: 1844087883

    The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people.  For the last twenty years, Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm not far from Mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith and War in a Shattered State by Mary Harper
    Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith and War in a Shattered State - by Mary Harper

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781842779330 | ISBN 10: 1842779338

    Somalia is a failed state, representing a threat to itself, its neighbours and the wider world. In recent years, it has become notorious for the piracy off its coast and the rise of Islamic extremism, opening it up as a new 'southern front' in the wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infidel: My Life by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Infidel: My Life - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781416526247 | ISBN 10: 1416526242

    In this profoundly affecting memoir from the internationally renowned author of The Caged Virgin, Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells her astonishing life story, from her traditional Muslim childhood in Somalia to her intellectual awakening in the Netherlands, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst
    Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival - by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781558615311 | ISBN 10: 1558615318

    This powerful memoir by international anti-FGM activist Fadumo Korn portrays both her life-altering transformation after she undergoes a brutal female circumcision at the age of seven and her journey to recovery and empowerment. As a feisty nomad, Fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Desert Dawn by Waris Dirie
    Desert Dawn - by Waris Dirie

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781844080083 | ISBN 10: 1844080080

    Fasion model, UN ambassador and courageous spirit, Waris Dirie is a remarkable woman. Born into a traditional family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia, she told her story - enduring female circumcision at five years old; running away at twelve throu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Desert Flower by Waris Dirie
    Desert Flower - by Waris Dirie

    £8.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781860497582 | ISBN 10: 1860497586

    "Born a Somalian nomad, by the time she made it as a top model, she'd survived genital mutilation and a face-off with a tiger... She's now a UN special Ambassador. Take a cue from Waris's charm and courage."(Company)"A story that traverses continents ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl by Aman et al
    Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl - by Aman et al

    £9.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780747520221 | ISBN 10: 0747520224

    Aman is the intimate first-person account of a young woman's coming-of-age in Somalia. The daughter of tribal leaders, Aman recounts her dramatic life with stark simplicity and winning candour: an innocent childhood romance with a white boy that lead ... more

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