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I am a stranger here

Kasthuri Sreenivasan

I am a stranger here

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Published by Writers Workshop in Calcutta .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Poems.

StatementK. Sreenivasan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 90/00033 (P), PR9499.3
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2008469M
ISBN 108171890431
LC Control Number90907061
OCLC/WorldCa24289543

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Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the best-selling travel books everhe has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot, to see what has changed - and what hasn’t.

Gwartney’s second book veers from the traditional structure of memoir, using a lesser-known historical event as a springboard for her own personal narrative. In I Am a Stranger Here Myself, Gwartney juxtaposes her memories with the story of Narcissa Whitman, one of the first white women settlers to journey westward.

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