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Buxton Spice

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ISBN-10: 0807083712

ISBN-13: 9780807083710

Edition: 2004

Authors: Oonya Kempadoo

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Back in print: an extraordinary first novel by "a writer to watch and to enjoy."* Told in the voice of a girl as she moves from childhood into adolescence, Buxton Spice is the story the town of Tamarind Grove: its eccentric families, its sweeping joys, and its sudden tragedies. The novel brings to life 1970s Guyana-a world at a cultural and political crossroads-and perfectly captures a child"s keen observations, sense of wonder, and the growing complexity of consciousness that marks the passage from innocence to experience. "A superb, and superbly written, novel of childhood and childhood"s end . . . Kempadoo writes in a rich Creole, filling her story with kaleidoscopic images of Guyana"s…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 6/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English