Books tagged: trinidad and tobago

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The Preacher's Dozen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
Part I of this book contains the story of a preacher (John Phillips), his wife (Pearl), their twelve children, and their journey from the island of Trinidad to the United States where they achieved the American dream through education and faith in God. It is a story of hope, victory, deliverance and triumph. Part II contains poems and inspirational messages by family members.
Bend Foot Bailey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Bend Foot Bailey is a collection of short stories from the Caribbean. It captures the true native essence of Caribbean life like never before. It documents the tribulations and happiness of the people that live in the country. Each story is filled with morals and values. Each character in his book is full of life. Michael Cozier has revived Caribbean Litreature.
Moruga Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 1930s has just turned the corner into the 1940s. The place is the village of Grand Chemin in the district of Moruga, a seaside village on the south coast of Trinidad. The place is at the back doorsteps of the Author's childhood home. She grew up hearing the stories of the strange and supernatural creatures that haunted the area. Moruga Tales re-captures the oral tradition of story-telling.
Of Suits and Horses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Of Siuits and Horses is an the adventure of a school boy in Trinidad and Tobago.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here is the sequel to Alastair Scott's highly acclaimed Scot Free, describing the next two years of his five-year odyssey, this time in Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. He writes with the same infectious brio as in his first book, a photographer's eye enriching the writer's, seizing with delight upon the egregious and eccentric, the larger-than-life that turns out to be life.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Soucouyant is the first of a series retelling Caribbean folktales updated for today's taste. In this entry, the ancient soucouyant manifests as a beautiful woman of Indian descent. She extracts her unique style of justice from a local small time thug ("bad John") whose action resulted in the suicide of a teenage girl.
Myths and Maxims
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.