My Brahmin Days and Other Stories: and other stories by Cyril DabydeenMy Brahmin Days and Other Stories: and other stories by Cyril Dabydeen

My Brahmin Days and Other Stories: and other stories

byCyril Dabydeen

Paperback | January 1, 2000

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"With her I immediately sensed that it had to do with who I was, where I'd been born, and where I'd been living these last twenty-five hears. This was thef irst time she was meeting me... 'He's a Brahmin,' she finally said, sternly, as if I wasn't there with them."

There closely observed stories, with their gritty poetic desritions and finely irionic twists, confront Dabydeen's Asian and Caribbean-South American identity with his experience of life in Canada, where he has lived for over three decades.

Of Cyril Dabydeen's previous works:

"It is the epiphay, the moment of illuminations, which comes out of an ordinary experience." - World Literature Today

"Dabydeen's narrativew often containthe lyrical sonsilidations of images that are the mark of a poet ... an earnestly searching soul." - Books in Canada

"... spirit, flavour and humour ... vivid, vivacious fiction." - The Ottawa Citizen

Cyril Dabydeen's work has been pubished in liteary magazines and anthologies throughout the world. He is the author of numerous wolrks of poetry and fiction including Coastland: New and Selected Poems (1989), Dark Swirl (1989), Stoning the Wind(1994) and My Brahmin Days and Other Stories (2000). He was born in Guyana, South America, wh...
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Title:My Brahmin Days and Other Stories: and other storiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 5.74 × 0.41 inPublished:January 1, 2000Publisher:Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0920661858

ISBN - 13:9780920661857

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Table of Contents

Burning Wood (1), My Brahmin Days (11), Christmas (26), The Cottage (36), Departure (53), Going to Guyana (60), Jet Lag (73), The Machine (86), Who is Lee Harvey Oswald? (95), Marrying an American (105), Short Story Seminar (114), Siddhartha (126)

Editorial Reviews

"It is the epiphany, the moment of illumination, which comes out of an ordinary experience." ?World Literature Today"Dabydeen's narratives often contain the lyrical consolidations of images that are the mark of a poet...an earnestly searching soul." - Books in Canada"...spirit, flavour and humour...vivid, vivacious fiction." - The Ottawa Citizen