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Guyana 2002
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ten pupils and a schoolteacher are led on a month long trip around Guyana,including a jungle trek into the interior.
Honduras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Melvin Perry. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown -- from the women's battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands.
Journey to Guyana
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author gives a vivid picture of the country's many-sided life: its multi-racial population and amazingly varied terrain. She describes her everyday domestic life in Guyana. She tells of adventure into the Interior and encounters with different races, analysing the problems which confront them. But behind all this she portrays a diverse people, full of resourcefulness, good humour and charm.
Mosquitoes and Drug Runners
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mosquitoes and Drug Runners - between order and chaos - is a diary from the late summer of 2000. We were in Guyana to film a documentary on the Weaver Society. A moderately famous Amerindian business of hand made hammocks. The queen of England has one on her wall. Silly spot. We did not have any trouble with mosquitoes or drug runners. It is the notion that many have about Guyana, South America.
Savitri's Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Book 1 - A journey from India to Guiana, 1838
Census Mapping in the Caribbean - A Geospatial Approach
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The book captures work done in preparation of the 2010 World Census in the Caribbean Community member states. I conducted 19 Geographic Information System technical evaluation and assistance missions to develop tools to execute the Census in an accurate, cost efficient & timely manner. The book outlines challenges in each country and describes methods used for enhancing their capacities.
Racing With The Rain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Return Of The Prodigal
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man returns home for his father's funeral and he and his brother explore their conflicted childhood in pre independent British Guiana.
Last Rites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A man returns for his father's funeral in Guyana and has to confront some unpleasant memories associated with his father.