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Maps

(1986)
(The first book in the Blood in the Sun series)
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This first novel in Nuruddin Farah's Blood in the Sun trilogy tells the story of Askar, a man coming of age in the turmoil of modern Africa. With his father a victim of the bloody Ethiopian civil war and his mother dying the day of his birth, Askar is taken in and raised by a man named Misra amid the scandal, gossip, and ritual of a small African village. As an adolescent, Askar goes to live in Somalia's capital, where he strives to find himself just as Somalia struggles for national identity.

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Used availability for Nuruddin Farah's Maps

Hardback Editions

December 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: Maps
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 1-55970-485-3 / 978-1-55970-485-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
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August 1987 : USA Hardback

Title: Maps
Author(s): Farah Nuruddin
ISBN: 0-394-56325-5 / 978-0-394-56325-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Maps: A Novel (Blood in the Sun)
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 1-62872-585-0 / 978-1-62872-585-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Maps
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 0-14-029643-3 / 978-0-14-029643-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Non Basic Stock Line
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August 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: Maps by Nuruddin Farah (1987) Paperback
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 0-394-75548-0 / 978-0-394-75548-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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March 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Maps (Picador Books)
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 0-330-28710-9 / 978-0-330-28710-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Books
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Kindle Editions

September 1999 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Maps: A Novel (Blood in the Sun)
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA