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Det var vi Nahid tr ffar Masood den kv ll de firar att hon kommit in p universitetets l karlinje De r b da 18 r Han ber ttar om sin tro p frihet och om vertygelsen att gamla strukturer m ste rivas ner F r Nahid blir frihetskampen som en barnslig dr m Revolutionen kommer ver dem som ett stj rnregn De

The Ungrateful Refugee

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Good Muslim Boy

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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Song of a Captive Bird

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Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card

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The Nightingales are Drunk

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