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The Resource Call me American : a memoir, Abdi Nor Iftin with Max Alexander

Call me American : a memoir, Abdi Nor Iftin with Max Alexander

Label
Call me American : a memoir
Title
Call me American
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Abdi Nor Iftin with Max Alexander
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card."--
Summary
A young Somalian, who learned English through American pop culture uses his skills to post secret dispatches to the Internet and NPR after a radical Islamist group comes to power and until he finally wins a visa lottery to emigrate
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10667076
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iftin, Abdi Nor
Dewey number
920.0092/93540741
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.I43
LC item number
A3 2019b
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alexander, Max
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iftin, Abdi Nor
  • Somali Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Muslims
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Call me American : a memoir, Abdi Nor Iftin with Max Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under the neem tree -- The first bullets -- Trail of thorns -- City of women and children -- Arabic to English -- The one they call American -- Buufis -- Wedding vows -- Sin and punishment -- Trapped -- No number -- Messages from Mogadishu -- Little Mogadishu -- Long odds -- White rooms -- Respect -- Epilogue
Control code
21661966
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print Edition.
Extent
429 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781643580487
Lccn
2018048014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1057243229
Label
Call me American : a memoir, Abdi Nor Iftin with Max Alexander
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under the neem tree -- The first bullets -- Trail of thorns -- City of women and children -- Arabic to English -- The one they call American -- Buufis -- Wedding vows -- Sin and punishment -- Trapped -- No number -- Messages from Mogadishu -- Little Mogadishu -- Long odds -- White rooms -- Respect -- Epilogue
Control code
21661966
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print Edition.
Extent
429 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781643580487
Lccn
2018048014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1057243229

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