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A World of Difference : An Anthology of Short Stories from Five Continents

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An international selection of 15 short stories by distinguished modern writers including Peter Carey, Zadie Smith and Bernard Malamud. Featuring the theme of 'difference', each story has something to say about cultural encounters, often arising from experiences of migration or uprooting. With biographic and photographic portraits.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 26mm | 339.99g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2008
  • 320 p.
  • 023020208X
  • 9780230202085
  • 29,490

About Lynda Prescott

LYNDA PRESCOTT is Senior Lecturer in Literature, The Open University, UK.show more

Table of contents

General Preface.- The Ultimate Safari; N.Gordimer.- In Cuba I was a German Shepherd; A.Menendez.- The Joy Luck Club; A.Tan.- What Do You Do in San Francisco?; R.Carver.- Mr Sumarsono; R.Robinson.- The Last Mohican; B.Malamud.- The End of the World; M.Gallant.- The Distant Past; W.Trevor.- American Dreams; P.Carey.- Bella Makes Life; L.Goodison.- Martha, Martha; Z.Smith.- Pit Strike; A.Sillitoe.- Storm Petrel; R.Gunesekera.- Squatter; R.Mistry.- One Out of Many; V.S.Naipaul.show more

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