Becoming Someone

Inspired Quill
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What shapes the way we see ourselves?

An administrator is forced into early retirement; a busy doctor needs a break. A girl discovers her sexuality; an older man explores a new direction for his. An estate agent seeks adventure beyond marriage; a photojournalist retreats from an overwhelming world. A woman reduces her carbon footprint; a woman embarks on a transatlantic affair. A widow refuses to let her past trauma become public property; another marks her husband’s passing in style.


Thought-provoking, playful and poignant, these 42 short stories address identity from different angles, examining the characters’ sense of self at various points in their lives. What does it mean to be a partner, parent, child, sibling, friend? How important is work, culture, race, religion, nationality, class? Does our body, sexuality, gender or age determine who we are?


Is identity a given or can we choose the someone we become?

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Publisher
Inspired Quill
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Seller
Google LLC
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Published on
Nov 23, 2018
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Pages
338
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ISBN
9781908600783
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
Literary Collections / LGBTQ
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Content protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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