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Coming of Age in the 21st Century Growing up in America Today

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ISBN-10: 1595580557

ISBN-13: 9781595580559

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mary Frosch

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A follow-up to the critically acclaimed and bestselling multicultural collection of stories about growing up in America--with new selections for a new century. "All of us, at some moment, have had a vision of our existence as something unique, untransferable, and very precious. This revelation almost always takes place during adolescence. Self-discovery is above all the realization that we are alone: it is the opening of an impalpable, transparent wall--that of our consciousness--between the world and ourselves."--Octavio Paz,The Labyrinth of Solitude Following in the footsteps of the highly successfulComing of Age in AmericaandComing of Age Around the World, this new anthology of fiction…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 319
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Families Are Not All Alike
"Fire: An Origin Tale"
"Casual Water"
"Mrs. Turner's Lawn Jockeys"
"The Shawl"
Between School and Home
"The Boy Without a Flag"
"The Alumni Interview"
From Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers: "Obituary"
"Indian Education"
"How I Learned to Fly"
"The Eve of the Spirit Festival"
"Ordinary Pain"
"Some Say the World"
"Surrounded by Sleep"
"La Llorona/Weeping Woman"
Discovering Relationships
"How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie"
From Ordinary Wolves
From Burnt Bread and Chutney: Growing Up Between Cultures-A Memoir of an Indian Jewish Girl
"Drinking Coffee Elsewhere"