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The Chosen Place, the Timeless People (Vintage Contemporaries)

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ISBN13: 9780394726335
ISBN10: 0394726332
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The chosen place is Bourneville, a remote, devastated part of a Caribbean island; the timeless people are its inhabitants--black, poor, inextricably linked to their past enslavement. When the advance team for an ambitious American research project arrives, the tense, ambivalent relationships that evolve — between natives and foreigners, blacks and whites, haves and have-nots — keenly dramatize the vicissitudes of power.

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ladykale, May 29, 2008 (view all comments by ladykale)
Very absorbing and interesting book on life in West Indies and the conflux of American researchers and the culture of poverty. Extremely descriptive of setting and characters and very powerful male, female, Black, White characters. Maybe a bit long, but fascinating!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394726335
Author:
Marshall, Paule
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Caribbean area
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Caribbean Area Race relations Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
September 1984
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.00x5.22x1.06 in. .83 lbs.

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