The Resource Asian and Pacific short stories, (ebook)

Asian and Pacific short stories, (ebook)

Label
Asian and Pacific short stories
Title
Asian and Pacific short stories
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Readers of Asian & Pacific Short Stories will have the exciting experience of encountering for the first time the recent work of some of Asia's most talented writers. Collected in this anthology are short stories by authors in nine Asian and Pacific countries: Australia, the Republic of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand, and the Republic of Vietnam. These writers speak in many different languages, and their stories tell of life in places as diverse as the Australian prairie and the Malaysian jungle. The reader will be transported from a ranch in New Zealand to the war-and demonstration-torn streets of Saigon--from a fishing village in Korea to an Australian resort hotel. People from many different Asian cultures come to life in these stories: an old woman peddling dumplings in a Thai village; two young New Zealand boys growing up in their own unique ways--one through love, the other through taking responsibility: a Vietnamese mother who thinks she is a failure if she cannot breast feed her children; a Japanese gentlemen whose aristocratic appearance conceals a rather different "real life."
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
808.83/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Short stories, Oriental
  • Pacific Area
  • Asia
  • Short stories, English
Target audience
adult
Label
Asian and Pacific short stories, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462912124
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11841916
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11841916
System control number
MWT11841916
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Asian and Pacific short stories, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462912124
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11841916
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11841916
System control number
MWT11841916
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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