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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tim Butcher; Xiaolu Guo; Joanne Harris; Kathy Lette; Deborah Moggach; Marie Phillips; Irvine Welsh; Plan UK.
|Notes:||Collection of short stories, primarily fiction.
"Seven authors have visited seven different countries and spoken to young women and girls about their lives, struggles and hopes. The result is an extraordinary collection of writings about prejudice, abuse and neglect, but also about courage, resilience and changing attitudes."
"Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Plan, one of the world's largest child-centered community development organizations."
|Description:||xiii, 189 p. ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||Road song / Joanne Harris --
Bendu's dream / Tim Butcher --
Woman who carried a shop on her head / Deborah Moggach --
Ovarian roulette / Kathy Lette --
Ballad of a Cambodian man / Xiaolu Guo --
Change / Marie Phillips --
Response / Subhadra Belbase, Country Director of Plan Uganda --
Remittances / Irvine Welsh.
|Responsibility:||Tim Butcher, Xiaolu Guo, Joanne Harris, Kathy Lette, Deborah Moggach, Marie Phillips, Subhadra Belbase and Irvine Welsh.|
"Edgy and bold...not your standard do-good, feel-good collection at all" -- Boyd Tonkin Independent