THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

From afar, Somali author reveals his homeland's plight

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / February 8, 2006

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He writes books near the southern tip of Africa, but his thoughts are often the length of a continent away, in his homeland of Somalia. For Nuruddin Farah, one of Africa's legendary authors, this separation suits him -- for now. (Full article: 1017 words)

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