One World - A Global Anthology of Short Stories

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A collection of short stories that speaks with the clarity and intensity of the human experience. It features stories from Jhumpa Lahiri and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and 21 other authors. A teenage Nigerian girl struggles to shed her cultural roots in the US... An Inuit girl is rowed by her parents to the shore, unaware of the fate that awaits her... A Filipina maid in Hong Kong gets entangled with her employer... The lover of an African freedom fighter has to choose between fidelity and survival NB. Jhumpa Lahiri on shortlist for 2013 Booker Prize
'One World cleary displays the talents of the greatest authors of this century. I enjoyed every single story in this book and was able to expand my list of international authors that I need to add to my library. I promise, if you love short stories you will surely enjoy this book to the max.'
Amazon 5-Star Customer Review

'The best part about One World, is that it introduces the reader to so many authors from different parts of the world. Of course, as a reader you will prefer some stories or authors over others, but the large variety of storylines makes this book a fun book to read. Before buying this book, I was already familiar with Chimamanda Adichie's work. In this book I really liked Chikwa Unigwe's and Sequoia Nagamatsu's stories, and because of their participation to One World I decided to buy some of their books. That's what makes this book so unique, it introduces you to new authors and broaders your literary horizons. To me, this is THE best compilation of short stories I've come across and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading.'
Amazon 5-Star Customer Review

'It's a wonderful compilation of global proportions and perspectives. I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning about other perspectives.'
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Includes a story each from Orange Prize winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Pulitzer Prize winner and Booker 2013 shortlisted author Jhumpa Lahiri, Caine Prize 2008 winner Henrietta Rose-Innes, and emerging authors such as Chika Unigwe from Nigeria, Lucinda Nelson Dhavan from India, Petina Gappah from Zimbabwe and Elaine Chiew from Malaysia. One World 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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Code ONEWORLDGG
ISBN 978-1-906523-13-8
Supplier New Internationalist
Values and causes Educational, Recycled, New Internationalist

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