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Age of Innocence, The, Oxford Bookworms Library Stage 5

By: West, Clare

Price: $17.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 10/Jan/2008

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 19089

ISBN: 0194792161


illustrations 112 Into the narrow social world of New York in the 1870s comes Countess Ellen Olenska, surrounded by shocked whispers about her failed marriage to a rich Polish Count. A woman who leaves her husband can never be accepted in polite society. Newland Archer is engaged to young May Welland, but the beautiful and mysterious Countess needs his help. He becomes her friend and defender, but friendship with an unhappy, lonely woman is a dangerous path for a young m... View more info

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Land of My Childhood: Oxford Bookworms Stage 4 Stories from South Asia. Stories from South Asia

By: West, Clare

Price: $15.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 11/Jul/2008

Seller ID: 16580

ISBN: 0194792358


96 'My brother preferred being with mother and me. He used to help us prepare vegetables in the kitchen or make the bread. But what he liked best was listening to my mother's stories.' But those childhood days are long gone, and now a great distance divides sister and brother, children and mother. The stories in this volume of World Stories come from India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The writers are Romesh Gunesekera, M. Athar Tahir, Chitra Divakaruni, Anu Kumar, Anne Ran... View more info

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Treading on Dreams: Oxford Bookworms Stage 5 Stories from Ireland

By: West, Clare

Price: $17.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 24/Jan/2008

Seller ID: 17067

ISBN: 0194791963


96 'At home we started with an innocent life. Walking home from village dances across pale wet fields, looking at birds on the moonlit lake, playing a tune across the water in the early morning with no other sound in the clear cold air.' Innocence and experience, loss and longing, humour and sadness run hand in hand through these stories. The stories in this volume of World Stories are by Irish writers Brian Friel, Edna O'Brien, William Trevor, Lorcan Byrne, Frank O'Con... View more info