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Caribbean Literature
Literature by Caribbeans, Caribbean-Americans and/or about the islands in the Caribbean


  
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
by Julia Alvarez
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ALA Notable Book and Winner of the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Fiction, 1991. Dr. Carlos Garcia's role in a failed coup on a Caribbean island means that he and his wife, Laura, must flee with their four  [ more ]

  
In the Name of Salome
by Julia Alvarez
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From the beloved author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies, an epic and intimate novel about two generations of women and the personal impact of history. It is the summer of 1960, and  [ more ]

  
In the Time of the Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez
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Julia Alvarez's eagerly awaited second novel is a powerful story of courage, innocence, and political martyrdom in the Hispanic Caribbean.  [ more ]

  
Yo! by Julia Alvarez
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At last! A zesty, exuberant follow-up to the wildly popular How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, full of Julia Alvarez's keen observations and tender affection for her characters.  [ more ]

  
Before Night Falls - A Memoir
by Reinaldo Arenas
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The shocking memoir by visionary Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas "is a book above all about being free," said The New York Review of Books--sexually, politically, artistically. Arenas recounts a stunning odyssey from his poverty-stricken childhood in rural Cuba and his  [ more ]

  
The Color of Summer
Or the New Garden of Earthly Delights
by Reinaldo Arenas
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Critics worldwide have praised Reinaldo Arenas's writing. His extraordinary memoir, Before Night Falls, was named one of the fourteen "Best Books of 1993" by the editors of The New York Times Book Review and has now been made into a  [ more ]

  
Continental Drift by Russell Banks
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A powerful literary classic from one of contemporary fiction's most acclaimed and important writers, Russell Banks's Continental Drift is a masterful novel of hope lost and gained, and a gripping, indelible story of fragile lives uprooted and transformed by injustice,  [ more ]

  
All Souls' Rising by Madison Smartt Bell
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One of the most prolific and gifted writers at work today presents an epic novel of astonishing depth and range about the black uprising in Haiti 200 years ago. A remarkable retelling of an episode of racial hatred at its  [ more ]

  
Master of the Crossroads
by Madison Smartt Bell
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Continuing his epic trilogy of the Haitian slave uprising, Madison Smartt Bell?s Master of the Crossroads delivers a stunning portrayal of Toussaint Louverture, former slave, military genius and liberator of Haiti, and his struggle against the great European powers  [ more ]

  
The Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories
by Stewart Brown, Editor
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Some of the freshest, most vital, and diverse new literature written in the twentieth century has emerged from the Caribbean. And central to Caribbean literature is the short story, with its ties with the oral tradition. Now, The Oxford Book  [ more ]


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