Short stories tagged with Socioeconomic Status

Listing 4 stories.

A middle-aged Nigerian man visits his aging parents and remembers his childhood connection with the family's old houseboy. Memory reveals their friendship and betrayal.

A privileged young woman from New England falls in love with a practical Midwesterner, but can their love withstand the grief of losing a child?

After taking sudden interest in one of his students, a disgruntled New York public school teacher realizes his assumptions about the apathy of his class are completely wrong.

A brother raised in a lower-class family envies the esteemed and wealthy family in their Illinois town, leading him down a decade-long path in which he vies for the love of each of their daughters.