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Origins of Solitude

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Beginning with the true tragedy of the grounding of the "Golden Venture" off Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY on June 7th, 1992, during which ten illegal Chinese immigrants from Fujin drowned, the director travels the world, loosely following the path of the ship back to Africa and then Asia, documenting the realities of people smuggling. On a deeper level, Buckner's director struggles to balance the strictness of documenting fact with the commercial need to produce entertainment and the fact that he's often not present to film the true story. So to what extent can he manipulate what is happening? A hopeful book, The Origins of Solitude presents the serious reader with a different take on a global problem.

About the Author

Garth Buckner is a Bahamian writer. Reprented by the Francis Goldin Literary Agency in New York, he lives in Nassau with his wife and two sons. This is his first novel. His writing is reminiscent of Don DeLillo's and Cormac McCarthy's.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780976659327
Publisher:
Ravenna Press
Subject:
General Fiction
Author:
Buckner, Garth
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 0.75 lb

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