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 Coming of Age Around the World
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Coming of Age Around the World

A Multicultural Anthology

€ 18.95

A volume of twenty-four short works by top international authors documents the modern world`s struggle for identity among young people throughout the world, in a collection that reflects the experience of coming of age as a globally shared concept. Original.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
Acknowledgments xvii
DISPLACED CHILDHOOD: Growing Up on Foreign Soil
From Shadows of a Childhood
Elisabeth Gille
3
`The Glade with Life-Giving Water`
Juozas Aputis
18
From Don`t Let`s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
`Getting There: Zambia, 1987`
Alexandra Fuller
27
From The Devil That Danced on the Water: A Daughter`s Quest
Aminatta Forna
38
IN THE SHADOW OF WAR
`In the Shadow of War`
Ben Okri
51
From Notes from the Hyena`s Belly: An Ethiopian Boyhood
`A Reluctant Guerrilla`
Nega Mezlekia
59
From Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
`Last-Gamble`
Andrew X. Pham
72
`Everything in This Country Must`
Colum McCann
86
MEETING THE OTHER
`Tapka`
David Bezmozgis
101
From Buxton Spice
Oonya Kempadoo
118
`The Lost Child: An Algerian Childhood`
Albert Bensoussan
124
`Closer`
David Malouf
134
SCHOOL DAYS
From Baby No-Eyes
`Kura`
Patricia Grace
147
From Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood
`Kindergarten`
Victor Perera
161
`Beets`
Tiffany Midge
171
From School Days
Patrick Chamoiseau
183
SELF-DISCOVERY
`On the Road at Eighteen`
Yu Hua
201
`Sea Urchin`
Chang-rae Lee
212
From Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
`The Veil`
Marjane Satrapi
217
`The Women`s Swimming Pool`
Hanan al-Shaykh
226
FAMILY
`Of White Hairs and Cricket`
Rohinton Mistry
239
`Shadows on the Wall`
Charles Mungoshi
258
`Black Men`
Faith Adiele
265
`In Heaven`
Guadalupe Due as
289
`Shoes for the Rest of My Life`
Guadalupe Due as
293
Permissions 297
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Paperback / softback
300 pagina's
Januari 2007
363 gram
210 x 140 x 19 mm
NEW PR gb

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