One World

One World

A Global Anthology of Short Stories

Book - 2009
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Collects twenty-three short stories by authors from around the world, including selections by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpai Lahiri, Skye Brannon, and others. This book is a collection that speaks with the clarity and intensity of the human experience. The swift transition from story to story, from continent to continent, from child's perspective to adult's: together, these evoke the complex but balanced texture of the world we live in. The diversity of subject, style, and perspective results in vivid and poignant stories that will haunt the reader.
Publisher: Oxford :, New Internationalist,, 2009.
ISBN: 9781906523138
1906523134
Characteristics: 191 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Leng Lui is for pretty lady / Elaine Chiew
Kelemo's woman / Molara Wood
The way of the machete / Martin A. Ramos
Porcelain / Henrietta Rose-Innes
The rich people's school / Lauri Kubuitsile
My mother, the crazy African / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Ishwari's children / Shabnam Nadiya
Air mail / Ravi Mangla
Growing my hair again / Chika Unigwe
Honor of a woman / Dipita Kwa
The kettle on the boat / Vanessa Gebbie
Melancholy nights in a Tokyo cyber café / Sequoia Nagamatsu
Among strangers / Jude Dibia
A boy and his kite / Konstantinos Tzikas
Before tonde, after tonde / Petina Gappah
Retrenched / Ken N. Kamoche
The volunteer / Lucinda Nelson Dhavan
The albino / Adetokunbo Gbenga Abiola
Fireweed / Skye Brannon
Cow hearted / Wadzanai Mhute
Maryanne clouds today / Ivan Gabriel Rehorek
Homeless / Ovo Adagha
The third and final continent / Jhumpa Lahiri.
Summary: Collects twenty-three short stories by authors from around the world, including selections by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpai Lahiri, Skye Brannon, and others. This book is a collection that speaks with the clarity and intensity of the human experience. The swift transition from story to story, from continent to continent, from child's perspective to adult's: together, these evoke the complex but balanced texture of the world we live in. The diversity of subject, style, and perspective results in vivid and poignant stories that will haunt the reader.

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