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by Josip Novakovich,Robert Shapard

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ISBN:
1893996042
Author:
Josip Novakovich,Robert Shapard
Category:
Short Stories & Anthologies
Language:
English
Publisher:
White Pine Press; 1st edition. edition (June 1, 2000)
Pages:
250 pages
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Josip Novakovich, Robert Shapard. These stories were written in English by writers who emigrated to the United States

Josip Novakovich, Robert Shapard. These stories were written in English by writers who emigrated to the United States. But, for whatever reason, these writers, have added their voices to the great song of ourselves making this book our literary heritage to enrich us all.

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Start by marking Stories in the Stepmother Tongue as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Reason I picked it up: Saw news story Josip Novakovich (Montreal; recently Canadian citizen) is one of 10 finalists for The Man Booker International Fiction Prize 2013 (judges consider entire body of work-not a single book). Premise behind the collection is a little odd: Writers who came to A short-story collection-17 writers.

Josip Novakovich, Robert Shapard. Introduction Josip Novakovich Robert Shapard.

But, for whatever reason, these writers, have added their voices to the great song of ourselves making this book our literary heritage to enrich us all. show more. Format Paperback 250 pages.

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It showcases the work of such writers as Jaime Manrique, Xiaoping Wang, and Samrat Upadhyay, who are American not by accident of birth, but by choice.

These stories by immigrant writers remind us that in a way we are all immigrants. These stories by immigrant writers remind us that in a way we are all immigrants.

In Josip Novakovich and Robert Shapard (ed. Stories in the Stepmother Tongue. New York: White Pine Press, 46–63.

The stories also show how global cultural influences-in the form of foreigners entering Nepalese society, Nepalese traveling around the world, and the media-are impacting modern life in Kathmandu. The book's title story uses a real-life tragic event as backdrop, when in 2001 Nepal's Crown Prince Dipendra shot to death his father, King Birendra, and several other members of the royal family in a fit of drunken rage.

by Josip Novakovich, Robert Shapard. Published 2000 by White Pine Press in Buffalo, . Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries with: WorldCat. Social life and customs, American Short stories, Immigrants, Fiction, Minority authors, Emigration and immigration, American fiction, Minorities.

These stories by immigrant writers remind us that in a way we are all immigrants.