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Hiding in Plain Sight

(2014)
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A bold new novel that "augments a body of work worthy of a Nobel Prize" (Kirkus Reviews), from the internationally acclaimed author of Crossbones

Nuruddin Farah - "the most important African novelist to emerge in the past twenty-five years" (The New York Review of Books) - returns with a provocative, unforgettable tale about family, freedom, and loyalty. A departure in theme and setting, Hiding in Plain Sight is a profound exploration of the tensions between liberty and obligation, the ways in which gender and sexual orientation define us, and the unintended consequences of the secrets we keep.

When Bella, a fashion photographer living in Rome, learns of her beloved half-brother's murder, she travels to Nairobi to care for her niece and nephew. But when their mother resurfaces, reasserting her maternal rights and bringing with her a gale of chaos and confusion that mirrors the deepening political instability in the region, Bella must decide how far she will go to obey the call of sisterly responsibility.

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Hardback Editions

October 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Hiding in Plain Sight: A Novel
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 1-59463-336-3 / 978-1-59463-336-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hiding in Plain Sight: A Novel
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 1-59463-410-6 / 978-1-59463-410-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Hiding in Plain Sight
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 1-78074-799-3 / 978-1-78074-799-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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Kindle Editions

June 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Hiding in Plain Sight
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Hiding in Plain Sight: A Novel
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
Publisher: Penguin Books
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