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A Brief Conversion and Other Stories (Karen and Michael Braziller Books)by Earl Lovelace
Synopses & Reviews
In these vivid stories, Earl Lovelace paints a compassionate, often humorous portrait of everyday life in Trinidad. Ordinary people like Victory the barber, Shoemaker Arnold, Miss Ross (once the most sought-after woman in Cunaripo), and Blues and Joebell who are eager to see new lands, are invested with a special magic that draws the reader into a rhythmical, colorful, and changing world.
Table of Contents
A brief conversion — The fire eater's journey — The coward — The fire eater's return — Call me 'Miss Ross' for now — Those heavy cakes — George and the bicycle pump — Fleurs — The midnight robber — Joebell and America — Shoemaker Arnold — Victoria and the blight — The gambler's funeral.
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