Books by Zaure Batayeva, Shelley Fairweather-Vega (1)


Amanat : Women's Writing from Kazakhstan by Zaure Batayeva, Shelley Fairweather-Vega EN

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Country: Asia / Kazakhstan flag Kazakhstan
An unprecedented collection of women's voices from the heart of Central Asia. From the foreword by Gabriel Mcguire: "I cannot think of anything quite like ... Amanat." A man is arrested for a single typo, a woman gets on buses at random, and two friends reunite in a changed world.... Diverse in form, scope and style, Amanat brings together the voices of thirteen female Kazakhstani writers, to offer a glimpse into the many lives, stories, and histories of one of the largest countries to emerge from the breakup of the Soviet Union. The twenty-four stories in Amanat, translated into English from ... continue