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Into the widening world : international coming-of-age stories

Author: John Loughery
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-six short stories about young people, from twenty-two different countries.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Loughery
ISBN: 0892552042 9780892552047
OCLC Number: 30437703
Description: xvi, 268 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: South America and the Caribbean. Columba / Michelle Cliff --
Weight-reducing diet / Jorge Edwards --
On Sunday / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Artificial roses / Gabriel García Márquez --
The raffle / V.S. Naipaul --
North America. Exchange value / Charles Johnson --
Borders / Thomas King --
Saints / Bharati Mukherjee --
The turkey season / Alice Munro --
Europe and Russia. The gifts of war / Margaret Drabble --
The nothingness forest / Margareta Ekström --
Christmas / John McGahern --
That wall, that mimosa / Merce Rodoreda --
Date with a bird / Tatyana Tolstaya --
Africa and the Middle East. Turkish soldier from Edirne / Nissim Aloni --
Some are born to sweet delight / Nadine Gordimer --
The conjurer made off with the dish / Naguib Mahfouz --
Who will stop the dark? / Charles Mungoshi --
In the shadow of war / Ben okri --
When the train comes / Zoe Wicomb --
Asia and the South Pacific. American dreams / Peter Carey --
In broad daylight / Ha Jin --
Mr Tang's girls / Shirley Geok-Lin Lim --
Martyrdom / Yukio Mishima --
One Sunday / Rohinton Mistry --
Babaru, the family / B. Wongar.
Other Titles: Widening world
Responsibility: edited by John Loughery.

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A collection of twenty-six short stories about young people, from twenty-two different countries.

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