A Stranger Among Us: Stories of Cross Cultural Collision and Connection

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Stacy Bierlein
OV Books, 2007 - Fiction - 393 pages
3 Reviews

Thirty acclaimed writers of international fiction explore the stranger in tales of cultural clashes and bonds. These stories of disparate experience travel beyond politics and multicultural manners to become an essential discussion of otherness.

Contributors include Nathan Englander, Laila Lalami, Ana Menendez, Josip Novakovich, Wanda Coleman, Tony d'Souza, Samrat Upadhyay, Mary Yukari Waters, Luis Alfaro, and Amanda Eyre Ward, as well as other accomplished writers from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe, some published for the first time in the United States.

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

This is a book of 30 stories about various countries, their people and their cultures. The book was educational, the writing and stories below average to average. I gave it 3 stars. Read full review

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User Review  - Becky - Goodreads

This is an amazing collection of short stories of international fiction. Each story is about people of different cultures coming together. With settings from Nairobi, to the India/Pakistan border, to ... Read full review

Contents

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MOTHERHOOD AND TERRORISM
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About the author (2007)

Stacy Bierlein is a founding editor of OV Books and served as a contributing editor to the award-winning literary magazine Other Voices. Her current fiction, essays, and book reviews appear in various publications, including Standards: An International Journal of Multicultural Studies. She lives in Southern California.

Aimee Liu is the author of the bestselling international novels Flash House, Cloud Mountain, and Face; as well as the memoirs, Solitaire, and Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders. Her work has been translated into more than eight languages. She teaches at Goddard College's Port Townsend MFA Program in Creative Writing.

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