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Title Freedom : stories celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights / Amnesty International ; [with a foreword by Desmond Tutu].

Imprint New York : Broadway Paperbacks, [2011]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    FREEDOM    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S FRE    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Fiction, Short Stories    S FRE    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Fiction, Short Stories    S FRE    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xiv, 413 p. ; 21cm.
Note Anthology.
"The Universal Declaration of Human Rights": p. 399-404.
Contents Busy lines / Patricia Grace -- The effects of good government on the city / A.L. Kennedy -- The kind of neighbor you used to have / James Meek -- Business philosophy / Marina Lewycka -- The long ride back home / Mohammed Naseehu Ali -- Sticko / Gabriella Ambrosio -- Tetanus / Joyce Carol Oates -- The trial / Walter Mosley -- Character development / David Mitchell -- Innocent passage / Ariel Dorfman -- Aniruddha : the latest installment / Amit Chaudhuri -- An incident at lunchtime / Petina Gappah -- Torn / Milton Hatoum -- The go-between / Ali Smith -- Asylum / David Constantine -- Homecoming / Jon Fosse -- The war on women / Kate Atkinson -- A special boy / Banana Yoshimoto -- Be careful about playing with the path of least resistance / Alexis Wright -- Where I keep my faith / Helen Dunmore -- Comrade Vadillo / Héctor Aguilar Camín -- In the prison of repose / Paulo Coelho -- Warriors of the sky / Mahmoud Saeed -- The obvious candidate / Richard Griffiths -- Mr. President-- / Juan Goytisolo -- The moon above his head / Yann Martel -- Sola / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- Amnesty / Nadine Gordimer -- An Internet baby / Xiaolu Guo -- The shed / Alice Pung -- ABC antidote / Ishmael Beah -- Gray Wolf, Prince Jack, and the Firebird / Alan Garner -- March of the dinosaurs / Liana Badr -- The scream / Rohinton Mistry -- The classroom / Olja Knezevic -- Epilogue: Sofia / Henning Mankell.
Summary "Inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which starts memorably with Article 1: We are all born free and equal, Freedom is an enthralling anthology of short stories"--Provided by the publisher.
Subject United Nations. General Assembly. Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Fiction -- 21st century.
Human rights -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories
Added Author Amnesty International.
ISBN 0307588831 (pbk.)
9780307588838 (pbk.)

 
    
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