Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 2: Cries from the Heart: Stories from Around the World

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OUP Oxford, Dec 6, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 64 pages
From Botswana to New Zealand, from Jamaica to Nigeria, from Uganda to Malaysia, from India to South Africa, these moving stories show us that the human heart is the same in every place. Fear and pain, happiness and sadness belong to us all. These eight stories were winning entries in the 2004 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. The writers are Sefi Atta, Adrienne M. Frater, Lauri Kubuitsile, Erica N. Robinson, Jackee Budesta Batanda, Janet Tay Hui Ching, Anuradha Muralidharan, and Tod Collins.

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An American photojournalist took a picture of a girl in Africa. The girl starved so she is only skin and bone. He took his last photo,returns to America and his photo become famouse. I had seen like ... Read full review

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World Stories collect stories written in English from around the world,and the eight stories from Botswana to New Zealand. Second story was my favorite. The story was about the old couple.Wife wanted ... Read full review


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Jennifer Bassett is Series Editor of the Oxford Bookworms Collection, for which she has written original stories One-Way Ticket and The President's Murderer.

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