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Voices Nearby : An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Writing - Paul Grover

Voices Nearby

An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Writing

Paperback Published: 1st August 1997
ISBN: 9780858599390
Number Of Pages: 224
For Ages: 10 - 12 years old

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Voices Nearby is a timely contribution to the literature resources available to high school students. A wide range of contemporary material written from a number of perspectives is organised into eight thematically-based chapters, all highlighting the richness and diversity of the writing from cultures nearby.

Throughout the anthology the growing importance of Australia's links to and relationship with the countries of the Asia–Pacific region is given appropriate emphasis.

  1. A Different Togetherness: People and places in Asia and the Pacific
  2. A Tattooed Betelnut: Culture, ritual and tradition
  3. The Reluctant Bride: Family, marriage and relationships
  4. Or Else, the Lightning God: Beliefs, customs and religions
  5. Five Fingers: Unusual events and special occasions
  6. Point of No Return: Money, work and land
  7. An Unexpected Gift: Creativity and diversity in writing
  8. A Refugee in Paradise: Views from Asia and the Pacific.

ISBN: 9780858599390
ISBN-10: 0858599392
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 10 - 12 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st August 1997
Publisher: Harcourt Education
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.000 x 15.000
Edition Number: 1