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Abdi Nor Iftin first fell in love with America from afar As a child he learned English by listening to American pop artist. Studying Political Science I spent many hours learning about unsuccessful peacekeeping operations and failed states The ultimate example Somalia a country shaken by war terrorism and ever changing tribal conflicts so violent and complicated that it makes you feel desperate reading scientific texts about it and they are of course rather detached in language Abdi Nor Iftin was born in Somalia and lived through all of this and his impressive memoir is so powerful not only because he writes in a very sober language that has great narrative force but also because of his persevera

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Dishu to take on the warlords Abdi cheered the arrival of these real Americans who seemed as heroic as those of the movies. This memoir tells the story of Abdi Iftin affectionately known as Abdi American who survives several civil wars in Somalia and comes to emigrate to America through grit perseverance and a little bit of luck This book was extremely graphic in the way it described the horrors Abdi and his family faced in addition to being subject to extreme poverty and abuse at the hand of his schoolteacher It also contained some interesting tidbits such as how one little boy from his neighborhood ended up fleeing Somalia to become a breakout star in the Tom Hanks film Captain PhillipsOne of

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S like Michael Jackson and watching films starring action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger When US marines landed in Moga. Growing up in war torn Somalia Abdi Nor Iftin narrowly escaped death than a few times Watching American movies provided a source of comfort to him and it s how he was able to learn English But in 2006 Islamic extremists come to power and Western culture influences are not only banned but could have deadly conseuences for Abdi With the help of strangers who have been captivated by Abdi sharing his experiences on NPR and the Internet he is able to flee to Kenya and eventually finds his way to America via the visa lottery But does the land of the free meet Abdi s expectations


10 thoughts on “Call Me American

  1. says:

    Studying Political Science I spent many hours learning about unsuccessful peacekeeping operations and failed states The ultimate example Somalia a country shaken by war terrorism and ever changing tribal conflicts so violent and complicated that it makes you feel desperate reading scientific texts about it and they are of course rather detached in language Abdi Nor Iftin was born in Somalia and lived through

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    A page turner of a book Whether speaking of his upbringing in rural Somalia or in Mogadishu and then later joining his brother in Nairobi Kenya you are mesmerized by this autobiographyAbdi Nor Iftin became a fan of American movies – the action kind – in his teenage years in Mogadishu From his avid watching he gradually started

  3. says:

    Phenomenal this has to be one of the best memoirs I've ever read A riveting account of life in war torn Somalia even if memoirs aren't usually your thing I'd implore as many readers as possible to read Abdi's story

  4. says:

    In his Call Me American A Memoir Abdi Nor Iftin provides an indispensable and elouent addition to the canon of American immigrant literature Iftin adroitly relates his story of growing up in Mogadishu with parents forced to abandon their beloved nomadic life Applying his intelligence ingenuity and curiosity Iftin teaches himself English and American cultural tropes through watching American movies ”My passi

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    My future was a mystery but at least I was leaving hell forever from Call Me American by Abdi Nor IftinAbdi's Somalian parents were nomadic herders of camel and goats His mother bore battle scars from the large cats she fought while protecting her herd In 1977 drought left his parents with no option but to go to the city of Mogadishu His father found work as a manual laborer before he became a successful baske

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    Growing up in war torn Somalia Abdi Nor Iftin narrowly escaped death than a few times Watching American movies provided a source of comfort to him and it's how he was able to learn English But in 2006 Islamic extremists come to power and Western culture influences are not only banned but could have deadly conseuences for Abdi Wit

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    can't remember the last time a book made me cry this hard maybe bridge to terabithia ? I went all day after reading this book It's harrowing to be reminded that life is so hard for so many people Abdi gets a magic ticket that saves him from war violence and oppression an American visa I can relate He won the life lottery and it makes me so sad that so many people have to leave their home country just to feel

  8. says:

    This memoir tells the story of Abdi Iftin affectionately known as Abdi American who survives several civil wars in Somalia and comes to emigrate to America through grit perseverance and a little bit of luck This book was extremely graphic in the way it described the horrors Abdi and his family faced in addition to being subject to extreme poverty and abuse at the hand of his schoolteacher It also contained some interes

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    In the dictionary as a definition to the word optimist should be Abdi Nor Iftin's photograph He grew up in Somalia where he learned English b

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    Call Me American A Memior by Abdi Nor Iftin did a number on me I felt for Abdi and what his family went through and might still be going through The world can be so tiring at times sighThis Memior is about Abdi who grew up in Somalia which is in constant war We get a first hand account what it is like living in a country that is