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A Brief Conversion and Other Stories (Karen and Michael Braziller Books)

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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892552719
Author:
Lovelace, Earl
Publisher:
Persea Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Trinidad and tobago
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Karen and Michael Braziller Books
Series Volume:
RN-541
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
150
Dimensions:
7.84x5.08x.43 in. .36 lbs.

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