Dominican Moon by Ken NorrisDominican Moon by Ken Norris

Dominican Moon

byKen Norris

Paperback | September 15, 2005

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Composed like a dark novel-in-verse, Dominican Moon is the second book in Ken Norris's travel trilogy. With Dante as his guide, he leaves behind the predominantly European terrain of the first book in this series, Limbo Road, and finds himself in the "terra incognita" of the Caribbean Sea.On his own contemporary voyage of discovery of the island of Hispaniola, the "new world" Columbus discovered in 1492, Norris encounters seductive lovers and moon-haunted tropical nights, dark Dominican rum and winter baseball, sugar cane fields and "the city of shortstops."At the heart of the book is an unsettling story of the deficiencies of love-of a perhaps not so divine comedy of those who didn't love enough-steeped in a clash of cultures wherein the third world willingly, even perversely, offers itselfup as a farm-team for the first, fuelled by the cataclysm of that other third world export, cocaine.
Ken Norris Ken Norris was born in New York City in 1951. He immigrated to Canada in the early 1970s and quickly became one of Montreal's infamous Véhicule Poets. One of Canada's most prolific poets, Norris has always given his readers subtly capricious and edgy poetry that reveals unanticipated possibilities and explores new horizons....
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Title:Dominican MoonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:September 15, 2005Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889225265

ISBN - 13:9780889225268

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