Short stories tagged with Language Barrier

Listing 5 stories.

A young boy who lives in America visits his family in Afghanistan and goes on a quest with his teenage cousins to find a dog.

After one of his patients develops severe dementia and begins speaking only in Korean, a Black male nurse develops a relationship with the patient's daughter.

An American man on a train in France encounters a peasant man and his family who try to speak to him despite the fact that French is not his first language.

A U.S state department official encounters an infatuation on his trip to Eastern Europe that ends in despair.

When a refugee’s employer threatens his livelihood, parallel experiences foster surprising solidarity between him and a kind neighbor.