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Annie John

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ISBN-10: 0099773813

ISBN-13: 9780099773818

Edition: 1997

Authors: Jamaica Kincaid

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Growing up in Antigua should be a sojourn in paradise for Annie John. But adolescence takes her into open rebellions, secret discoveries and a crisis of emotions that wrenches her away from her island home. Kincaid is the author of Lucy.
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Book details

List price: $12.40
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.80" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.264
Language: English

Jamaica Kincaid came to the United States in 1966 as a free-lance writer and is now on staff at the New Yorker. Her first volume of stories, At the Bottom of the River (1983), depicts men and women alienated from each other by conflict, physical separation, or death. The story "My Mother" vividly describes the painful separation between mother and daughter; and the stories in Annie John (1985) clearly reveal that the world of the past cannot be recaptured. Kincaid's poetic use of language and everyday images allows the reader to experience ordinary events with a new and heightened sensitivity. Kincaid is a relatively new writer whose works are beginning to receive critical attention.