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Born in the Big Rains

A Memoir of Somalia And Survival (Women Writing Africa)

by Fadumo Korn

  • 87 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by The Feminist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Somalia,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Africa - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Africa,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography,
  • Case studies,
  • Female circumcision,
  • Germany,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Somalis

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTobe Levin (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8606953M
    ISBN 101558615318
    ISBN 109781558615311

      KORN, Fadumo. Born in the big rains; a memoir of Somalia and survival. Feminist Press. p. notes. c $ SA* Born in the Somalian desert, Fadumo Husen was a happy child in a loving nomadic family, but everything changed for her when, at the age of seven, she was circumcised. Born In The Big Rains: A Memoir Of Somalia And Survival. by Korn, Fadumo/ Eichhorst, Sabine/ Levin, Tobe (Trn) Staff Review. Staff Pick. Christine. HPB Staff. Born In The Big Rains. by Korn, Fadumo/ Eichhorst, Sabine/ Levin, Tobe (TRN) Fantastic African Female Author. This book follows the true story of Fadumo Korn, a Somali girl from a nomad.

      The Rains is one of those all-too-creepy-and-believable stories that leaves you looking in your backyard for the next strange weed to poke through the ground. Chilling!”—Ridley Pearson, New York Times bestselling author “The Rains is a fearsome exploration of survival that turns the horrors of the natural world into our worst nightmares /5(5). To view the reading guide, click on this link To purchase the book, click on the book image in the next column: Reading Group Choices, an online reading group has provided a reading guide for BORN IN THE BIG RAINS: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival by Fadumo Korn. This autobiographical book traces Fadumo's life from Somalia as a child where she was subjected .

      Title: Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Ap Publisher: The Feminist Press At Cuny Language: English.   Before the Big Rains. by O. H. KOPOLE. Book Cover & Preview Text About the Book. The twins’ destiny was decided by an age-old tradition long before they were born, but it was somehow altered through the application of wisdom and intellect by human intervention. The abnormal in society was normalised by custodians of tradition and the rule Pages:


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Born in the Big Rains book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This powerful memoir portrays the life-altering transformatio /5. Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa) [Korn, Fadumo, Eichhorst, Sabine, Levin, Tobe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa)Cited by: 6. Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival - Kindle edition by Korn, Fadumo, Levin, Tobe, Eichhorst, Sabine.

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“Born in the Big Rains begins like a beautifully written work of fiction but the writing’s rich details and driving action belie that this is no tall tale [Korn’s] testament on FGM [is] brave and full of strength.” —Feminist Review. I was born in the Big Rains, It was a good year: The dry steppes in Ogaden in Somalia, not far from the Ethiopian border, had been green longer than usual, providing nourishment for animals and people alike.

Everyone who Brand: Feminist Press at CUNY, The. Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival Fadumo Korn, Author, Tobe Levin, Translator, Sabine Eichhorst, With with Sabine Eichhorst, trans.

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Born in the Big Rains by Fadumo Korn, Sabine Eichhorst; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction; Places: Africa, FGM, African. This powerful memoir portrays the life-altering transformation of a feisty nomad girl who undergoes genital excision. Crippled with rheumatism as a result of the cutting, Fadumo Korn, who once freely roamed the deserts of her native Somalia, is sent to live with a wealthy uncle, brother to the Somali president.

She enters a world of luxury underpinned with political /5(3). Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival. Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid Adaptations: The Pursuit of Love, Admiration, and Safety. Book of Mythicality – Trend New Book's. Blue Team Handbook: Incident Response Edition: A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder.

Travel Book Review: Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa) by Fadumo Korn, Sabine Eichhorst, Tobe Levin TravelBookMix Korn begins by describing her life as a feisty Somali nomad, freely roaming her country’s steppes.

She undergoes FGM (female genital mutilation) at the age of seven, and everything changes. She is sent to Mogadishu for treatment of complications, and as civil war looms, finds herself living amid luxury in the capital with an uncle related to the president.

Korn escapes the violence that. Get this from a library. Born in the Big Rains: a Memoir of Somalia and Survival. [Fadumo Korn; Sabine Eichhorst; Tobe Levin] -- Now in paperback: a Kirkus Reviews book club pick and a People magazine's Critic's Choice.

Born in the Big Rains (Paperback) A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa Series) By Fadumo Korn, Sabine Eichhorst, Tobe Levin (Translator).

Feminist Press,pp. Publication Date: April 1, Other Editions of This Title. Get this from a library. Born in the big rains: a memoir of Somalia and survival. [Fadumo Korn; Sabine Eichhorst] -- Searing memoir of the effect of female genital mutilation (FGM) on the author's life while growing up in a Somalia on the verge of civil war.

A young Somali female, Fadumo Korn, offers a first-hand. Sabine Eichhorst is the author of Die Liebe meines Vaters ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 5 reviews), German Glück ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review), G /5. Click to read more about Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa) by Fadumo Korn.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for /5(6). Full of sorrow and surprising humor, Born in the Big Rains provides a candid history of a life sculpted by crippling rheumatism and an unexpected path to recovery (Elfriede Jelinek, Nobel Laureate in Literature).

"I was hardly bigger than a goat myself when I was sent to herd the flock" "My name is Fadumo, I was born in Somalia during the big rains" "Children in Somalia are considered a gift from god" Getting Involved: "I was clean in a country of the unclean.

A child chosen by god.". Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa) sets itself and the reader a challenging task.

On one hand it inspires anger with a horrifying description of FGM and of the terrible after-effects. Yet on the other hand it asks the reader to explore and try to understand the cultural significance of the practice as /5(14).

Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival - Ebook written by Fadumo Korn. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival.4/5(4).

Born In The Big Rains by Fadumo Korn,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5()."Born in the Big Rains" is a first hand account of a survivor of Female Genital Mutilation. A non-fiction that narrates on the psychological and physical damage of such an insensitive and barbaric practice.

As luck would have it, Fadumo sought help and was able to speak out.