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It Begins with Tears (Caribbean Writers)

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Publisher Comments:

This novel is set in the stone-breaking harshness of South Africa's island prison. Bekimpi, an imprisoned leader of Poko, a branch of the resistance, is stoic under torture but his body finally gives up. This has the power of Solzhenitsyn's writing.

Kristoff village, in the heart of rural Jamaica, is a peaceful home where everyone looks out for each other. Then Monica comes home. Monica rocks the boat, stirs up women's dissatisfactions and men's desires, rekindles old hopes and fears. It is almost inevitable that someone would want to make her pay . . . As hate and jealousy erupt, the village women dig deep into their roots to restore tranquillity and renew their sisterhood. Opal Palmer Adisa deftly draws on Jamaican folklore in this story, universal in its themes of community and women's friendships.

Synopsis:

In this novel Opal Palmer Adisa brings to life a whole community and writes with understanding and compassion about the frailties of its inhabitants. Drawing onJamaican folklore, she shows what is at the heart of village life, and how that life can be sustained.

Synopsis:

This novel is set in the stone-breaking harshness of South Africa's island prison.

About the Author

Opal Palmer Adisa, originally from Jamaica, is a professor at the University of California at Berkeley. She has published four collections of poetry; It Begins with Tears is her first novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435989460
Author:
Adisa, Opal Palmer
Author:
Adisa, Cpal P.
Author:
Adisa
Publisher:
Heinemann Drama
Location:
Oxford England :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Jamaica
Subject:
Jamaica Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
Jamaica Fiction.
Copyright:
Series:
Caribbean writers series ;
Series Volume:
1.
Publication Date:
19970424
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
137
Dimensions:
7.76x5.16x.65 in. .45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this novel Opal Palmer Adisa brings to life a whole community and writes with understanding and compassion about the frailties of its inhabitants. Drawing onJamaican folklore, she shows what is at the heart of village life, and how that life can be sustained.
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