Books tagged: caribbean diaspora

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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.
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.
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.
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.
If I Never Went Home
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written in two distinct, alternating voices, this powerful story follows ten years in the turbulent lives of two narrators – one in Boston and another in Trinidad – as they separately navigate devastating losses, illness and betrayal in their quest to belong. Moving back and forth from the present to the past we see their lives collide, and the gamble they take to find home.
Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.