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S like Michael Jackson and watching films starring action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger When US marines landed in Moga 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 passion for American was ignited by Arnold Schwarzenegger Iftin becomes known in Mogadishu as the American intermittently scrapes together a living by teaching English and survives years of brutal civil wars Through perseverance good luck and support from a small group of American and British journalists aid workers and physicians Iftin wends his way from Somalia to Uganda to Kenya and eventually the United States Call Me American is an inspirational memoir which shows the United States as the beacon for immigrants that it once was Every time I tell my story I am reminded how lucky I am to be here Tragically Iftin s monumental memoir may be the last of its kind

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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 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

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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 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 by watching American movies Arnold Schwartzenegger and listening to American music Michael Jackson He taught American to his friends and family Once war breaks out in his homeland he decides it is time for his dream to move to America and become a citizen His first step was to escape to Kenya where time and time again law enforcement shake down Abdi and his brother taking their cash instead of detaining them on a trumped the author was horrified when the 2016 election results were known up chargesThankfully he had made contact with some powerful people in the US and out who couldn t always ease his way but there were many rooting for himWonderful narrator too Recommend Recommend Recommend


10 thoughts on “Call Me American

  1. says:

    Studying Political Science I spent many hours learning about unsuccessful peacekeeping operations and failed st

  2. says:

    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 to learn English – mind you many of the expressions he picked up were from “The Terminator” type of movie

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    Phenomenal this has to be one of the best memoirs I've ever read A riveting account of life in war torn Somalia

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    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 belov

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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

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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 With the help

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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 th

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    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 s

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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 by watching American movies Arnold Schwartzenegger and listening to American music Michael Jackson He taught American to his friends and family Once war breaks out in his homeland he decides it is time f

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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 constantly

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