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Call me American : a memoir

by Iftin, Abdi Nor (Author), Alexander, Max, 1957- (Author)

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The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America -- first by way of the movies and, years later, thanks to a miraculous green card. Full description


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Table of 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.