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Encyclopedia Of Jamaican Heritage
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|October 6, 2003

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Zigzag
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|May 25, 2010

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L''univers d''Olive Senior est chatoyant et rude : tout s''y conjugue et s''y entrecroise dans sa Jamaïque natale - amour, pauvreté, folie, tendresse, injustice, magie noire. La peinture d''un présent très contemporain y côtoie celle d''un passé…
Working Miracles: Women's Lives In The English-speaking Caribbean

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This text takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of women and gender issues in the Caribbean. Olive Senior, using her imaginative skills as a poet, has written a readable books based on a substantial academic examination of women's lives and work in…
The Pain Tree
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|September 26, 2015

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The Pain Tree tells stories that speak to all aspects of Jamaican life. Among the characters we hear from are: poor folk making the best of past hardships (“Coal”); rich folk plotting future selfishness (“The Goodness of My Heart”); an…
Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean

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This wonderful anthology of fresh voices from the Caribbean... includes writers from Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago. The diverse textures of the stories by 13 established and new authors weave a tapestry of…
Birthday Suit
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|February 1, 2012

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Johnny loves nothing better than splashing in the ocean waves—naked. But Mom says now that he’s four he’s too old to run around without clothes on. She even buys him a pair of overalls with genuine 100 percent child-proof snap fasteners! But…
Gardening In The Tropics
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|September 1, 2005

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Gardening in the Tropics contains a rich Caribbean world in poems offered to readers everywhere. Olive Senior's rich vein of humour can turn wry and then sharp in satire of colour-consciousness, class-consciousness and racism. But her predominant tone is the…
Anna Carries Water
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|September 30, 2013

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Anna fetches water from the spring every day, but she can't carry it on her head like her older brothers and sisters. In this charming and poetic family story set in Jamaica, Commonwealth Prize-winning author Olive Senior shows young readers the power of…
Dancing Lessons: A Novel
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|September 7, 2011

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When her house in the Jamaican countryside is damaged by a hurricane, Gertrude Samphire is sent by her estranged daughter Celia to Ellesmere Lodge, an assisted living centre. Gertrude is unimpressed with her new wealthy neighbours, and spends most of her time…
Arrival of the Snake-Woman and Other Stories

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The Toronto author Olive Senior's Jamaican birthplace provides the setting for these powerfully engaging stories that span a period of roughly 150 years, from the closing days of slavery in 1838 to the 1980s. The tensions wrought by rapid change and conflicting…
Boonoonoonous Hair
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|May 27, 2019

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In this beautifully illustrated picture book written by Commonwealth Prize—winning author Olive Senior and illustrated by the much—acclaimed artist of Anna Carries Water a little girl learns to love her difficult—to—manage curly hair.
John Dunkley: Neither Day Nor Night
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|November 7, 2017

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This monograph of the Jamaican self-taught artist John Dunkley offers a generously illustrated overview of his powerful work. Reproducing the intricate details and somber palette that characterize John Dunkley’s paintings, this book thoughtfully situates…
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