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Fartumo Kusow The idea for the "Tale of a Boon’s Wife" came to me as I was watching a new report. Two young men, about 15/16 years old, were accused of stealing a c…moreThe idea for the "Tale of a Boon’s Wife" came to me as I was watching a new report. Two young men, about 15/16 years old, were accused of stealing a cellphone. They were convicted without any due process. I felt that happened because of their particular tribe. The novel is the re-imagining of what happens to those considered others if you add their existing suffering to challenges brought forth by civil war. (less)
Fartumo Kusow Yes. I finished the manuscript. I am in the revision face now. Once done, it will go to the editor. Stay tuned for announcement.
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Tale of a Boon's Wife

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"Set in Somalia just before the civil war, Tale of a Boon's Wife by Fartumo Kusow is the story Idil, the daughter of a general, who falls in love with Sidow, a man considered beneath her family’s social status. She defies her father’s threats and her " Read more of this review »
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