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Tropic Death

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ISBN-10: 0871406853

ISBN-13: 9780871406859

Edition: 2014

Authors: Eric Walrond, Arnold Rampersad

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Eric Walrond (1898–1966), in his only book, injected a profound Caribbean sensibility into black literature. His work was closest to that of Jean Toomer and Zora Neale Hurston with its striking use of dialect and its insights into the daily lives of the people around him. Growing up in British Guiana, Barbados, and Panama, Walrond first published Tropic Death to great acclaim in 1926. This book of stories viscerally charts the days of men working stone quarries or building the Panama Canal, of women tending gardens and rearing needy children. Early on addressing issues of skin color and class, Walrond imbued his stories with a remarkable compassion for lives controlled by the whims of…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 9/23/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Eric Walrond (1898-1966) moved from the Caribbean to New York, where he became a notable writer and journalist of the Harlem Renaissance. He spent much of the rest of his life in London.