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Dislocations: Stories (Norton Paperback Fiction)

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These moving and insightful stories help us to find our place in a world in which we have all become rootless travelers. Janette Turner Hospital's characters are exiles who share an intimate knowledge of dislocation: from their culture, from their native countries, from themselves. Her intimate stories capture the turning points in her characters' lives from Indian lovers on a last romantic weekend before their arranged marriages to a daughter's welcome home after years of travel. Janette Turner Hospital is a wanderer herself. A native of Australia, she has lived in India, England, Canada, and the United States. She is the author of numerous novels, including , which is published by Norton and was shortlisted for Australia's Miles Franklin and National Book Awards.

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"The seventeen stories here aren't little gifts; they're cross cultural treasures. Rarely have I been so captivated by a collection of short fiction." --

Synopsis:

Hospital's characters are exiles who share an intimate knowledge of dislocation, whether in culture, geography, or self-understanding.

About the Author

Janette Turner Hospital received Australia's Patrick White Award for lifetime literary achievement, and is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of South Carolina. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina.

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ISBN:
9780393306811
Author:
Hospital, Janette Turner
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
anette Turner Hospital
Author:
J
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Australia
Subject:
Australia Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Series:
Norton Paperback Fiction
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19900431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.52x5.58x.57 in. .64 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Hospital's characters are exiles who share an intimate knowledge of dislocation, whether in culture, geography, or self-understanding.
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