A World of Difference

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

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This is 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. It is presented with biographic and photographic portraits.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 26mm | 339.99g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • New York, NY, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 15 black & white halftones
  • 023020208X
  • 9780230202085
  • 89,446

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.Naipaulshow more