We Are Not in Pakistan

We Are Not in Pakistan

Book - 2007
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A Quill & Quire Book of the Year

Ten years after her stunning debut, Shauna Singh Baldwin returns to Goose Lane with an outstanding new collection of ten stories. Migrating from Central America to the American South, from Metro Toronto to the Ukraine, this book features an unforgettable cast of characters. In the title story, 16-year-old Megan hates her Pakistani grandmother -- until Grandma disappears. In the enchanting magical realism of "Naina," an Indo-Canadian woman is pregnant with a baby girl who refuses to be born. "The View from the Mountain" introduces Wilson Gonzales, who makes friends with his new American boss, the aptly named Ted Grand. But following 9/11, Ted's suspicions cloud his judgment and threaten his friendship with Wilson.

Each containing an entire world, these stories are marked by indelible images and unforgettable turns of phrase -- hallmarks of Baldwin's fictional world.

Publisher: Fredericton, NB : Goose Lane Editions, c2007
ISBN: 9780864924889
Branch Call Number: BALDI
Characteristics: 274 p. ; 22 cm


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