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The Resource How they see us : meditations on America, edited by James Atlas

How they see us : meditations on America, edited by James Atlas

Label
How they see us : meditations on America
Title
How they see us
Title remainder
meditations on America
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Atlas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this collection of essays, novelists and other writers from around the world share their perceptions of the United States
Summary
Collects the perspectives of seventeen international writers to challenge perspectives about the United States's centralized world position and how the nation is regarded by the global community
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314288
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
973.932
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E907
LC item number
.H69 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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Atlas, James
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Popular culture
Target audience
adult
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writers around the globe reflect on America
Label
How they see us : meditations on America, edited by James Atlas
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Stranger among them
  • Alberto Fuguet
  • (Chile)
  • Double life
  • Da Chen
  • (China)
  • Message
  • Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada
  • (Cuba) ; translated by Kristina Cordero
  • Lesson for America
  • Introduction
  • Andrei Makine
  • (France)
  • It can only get better
  • Werner Sonne
  • (Germany)
  • Truth about America
  • György Dragomań
  • (Hungary)
  • In praise of the delinquent hero, or how Hollywood creates terrorists
  • Sunny Singh
  • James Atlas
  • (India)
  • Dreams of a revolution baby
  • Zarah Ghahramani
  • (Iran)
  • Land of the long submarine sandwich
  • Tom Segev
  • (Israel)
  • Returning from exile
  • Gianni Riotta
  • (Italy)
  • Rift
  • Marilyn Monroe's panties
  • Carmen Boullosa
  • (Mexico)
  • Dear America
  • Abdelkader Banali
  • (Morocco/the Netherlands)
  • American empire: a libretto in eight movements
  • Chris Abani
  • (Nigeria)
  • FlagGing multiculturalism : how American insularity morally justifies itself
  • Luís Fernando Veríssimo
  • Uzma Aslam Khan
  • (Pakistan)
  • Giving the harness bells a shake
  • Mourid Brghouti
  • (Palestine)
  • Wild-blooded envoys of the future
  • Victor Erofeyev
  • (Russia)
  • Good monkey
  • Imraan Coovadia
  • (Brazil) ; translated by Janet Min Lee
  • (South Africa)
  • Fiddlers and failures
  • Terry Eaglton
  • (United Kingdom)
  • United States and Latin America : inevitable nostalgia
  • Gernando Báez ; translated by Kristin Cordero
  • (Venezuela)
  • How I see America as an Iraqi-Canadian
  • Leilah Nadir
  • (Canada)
Control code
ocn444437105
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9781934633106
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)444437105
Label
How they see us : meditations on America, edited by James Atlas
Publication
Contents
  • Stranger among them
  • Alberto Fuguet
  • (Chile)
  • Double life
  • Da Chen
  • (China)
  • Message
  • Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada
  • (Cuba) ; translated by Kristina Cordero
  • Lesson for America
  • Introduction
  • Andrei Makine
  • (France)
  • It can only get better
  • Werner Sonne
  • (Germany)
  • Truth about America
  • György Dragomań
  • (Hungary)
  • In praise of the delinquent hero, or how Hollywood creates terrorists
  • Sunny Singh
  • James Atlas
  • (India)
  • Dreams of a revolution baby
  • Zarah Ghahramani
  • (Iran)
  • Land of the long submarine sandwich
  • Tom Segev
  • (Israel)
  • Returning from exile
  • Gianni Riotta
  • (Italy)
  • Rift
  • Marilyn Monroe's panties
  • Carmen Boullosa
  • (Mexico)
  • Dear America
  • Abdelkader Banali
  • (Morocco/the Netherlands)
  • American empire: a libretto in eight movements
  • Chris Abani
  • (Nigeria)
  • FlagGing multiculturalism : how American insularity morally justifies itself
  • Luís Fernando Veríssimo
  • Uzma Aslam Khan
  • (Pakistan)
  • Giving the harness bells a shake
  • Mourid Brghouti
  • (Palestine)
  • Wild-blooded envoys of the future
  • Victor Erofeyev
  • (Russia)
  • Good monkey
  • Imraan Coovadia
  • (Brazil) ; translated by Janet Min Lee
  • (South Africa)
  • Fiddlers and failures
  • Terry Eaglton
  • (United Kingdom)
  • United States and Latin America : inevitable nostalgia
  • Gernando Báez ; translated by Kristin Cordero
  • (Venezuela)
  • How I see America as an Iraqi-Canadian
  • Leilah Nadir
  • (Canada)
Control code
ocn444437105
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9781934633106
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)444437105

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