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In Praise of Island Women and Other Stories

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In Praise of Island Women and Other Stories by Brenda Flanagan
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Celebrating women's capacity to endure life's hardships with resilience, stoicism, and humor, this brilliant collection of short stories, meditations, and prose poems paints a vivid picture of life in the Caribbean. Touching on women of many ages and ethnicities, from towns and from the countryside, and in transition--escaping from the hard circumstances of island life and in search of material security in the United States--these engrossing stories demonstrate how even within Trinidad's satirical and sometimes cynical culture, women are capable of developing a sense of self and community.

Author Biography

Brenda Flanagan is the author of the prize-winning novel "You Alone Are Dancing." She teaches creative writing, along with Caribbean and African American literatures, at Davidson College and has served as a cultural ambassador in Kazakhstan, Chad, and Panama. She lives in Davidson, North Carolina.
Release date Australia
September 30th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Peepal Tree Press Ltd
Pages
148
Dimensions
152x227x13
ISBN-13
9781845231279
Product ID
3669303

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