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Walking a Tightrope - New Writing from Asian Britain
Walking a Tightrope - New Writing from Asian Britain

Walking a Tightrope - New Writing from Asian Britain

by Rehana Ahmed

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Product ID:13672

Language

English

Publisher

Picador India

ISBN

0330434608 - Year: 2004 - Pages: 249

Binding

Paperback

Rehana Ahmed

Author: Rehana Ahmed
Editor(s): Rehana Ahmed
Publisher: Picador India
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 249
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0330434608

Description

A sparkling collection of short stories by some of Britain's top Asian writers-Rukhsana Ahmad, Debjani Chatterjee, Farrukh Dhondy, Jamila Gavin, Ramesh Gunesekera, Aamer Hussein, Preethi Nair, Shyama Perera, Bali Rai an Adam Zameenzad.

From 1970s London to the heady peaks of the Himalayas, this exciting collection pulls you into the lives of tee very different teenagers, each with a story to tell. Meet Asha through her hilarious diary account of teenage life and all its ups and downs; Oscar, who is searching for the meaning of life but being distracted by hi best friend, Sparrow, and Ranjit, who knows he has to find a way to stop his dad beating his mum. An that is just a tiny taster of the exciting, funny, moving and at times tragic stories that await you.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
REHANA AHMED

Jubilee Dreams
PREETHI NAIR

Tightrope
ROMESH GUNESEKERA

Yellow Dog
FARRUKH DHONDY

One Small Step
SHYAMA PERERA

Tsuru
AAMER HUSSEIN

Beaten
BALI RAI

First Love
RUKHSANA AHMAD

The Yeti Hunter
DEBJANI CHATTERJEE

Stab the Cherry
JAMILA GAVIN

Ali, the Elephant and the Bicycle
ADAM ZAMEENZAD

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