Mending rips in the sky: options for Somali communities in the 21st century

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Red Sea Press, 1997 - History - 673 pages

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Some Reflections
Between SelfDetermination and Chaos
The Death of Somalia in Historical Perspective

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About the author (1997)

The author of five earlier novels and three collections of stories, Richard Ford was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for "Independence Day," the first book to win both prizes. In 2001 he received the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in short fiction.

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