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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date August 16, 2016
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Mp3 una
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781504743341
ISBN-10 1504743342
Dimensions 0 by 5.10 by 5.68 in.
Original list price $19.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: [Read by Robin Miles]

From the award-winning author of Annie John comes a brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua.

''If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land at the V. C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (V. C.) Bird is the prime minister of Antigua. You may be the sort of tourist who would wonder why a prime minister would want an airport named after him -- why not a school, why not a hospital, why not some great public monument. You are a tourist and you have not yet seen ''

So begins Jamaica Kincaid's expansive essay, which shows us what we have not yet seen of the ten-by-twelve-mile island in the British West Indies where she grew up.

Lyrical, sardonic, and forthright by turns, in a Swiftian mode, A Small Place cannot help but amplify our vision of one small place and all that it signifies.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374266387
 
from Farrar Straus & Giroux (May 1, 1988)
9780374266387 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $13.95
About: Antigua--a ten-by-twelve-mile island in the British West Indies and the author's birthplace--is the setting of a lyrical, sardonic, and forthright essay that offers an insider's eye-opening view of the lives and ways of her people
Paperback
Book cover for 9780374527075 Book cover for 9780452262355
 
1 reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 1, 2000)
9780374527075 | details & prices | 81 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $13.00
About: Antigua--a ten-by-twelve-mile island in the British West Indies and the author's birthplace--is the setting of a lyrical, sardonic, and forthright essay that offers an insider's eye-opening view of the lives and ways of her people.
With Daniel Wise | Reissue edition from Plume (June 1, 1989)
9780452262355 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $9.95
This edition also contains Jesse Carlton
About: Antigua--a ten-by-twelve-mile island in the British West Indies and the author's birthplace--is the setting of a lyrical, sardonic, and forthright essay that offers an insider's eye-opening view of the lives and ways of her people
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781504743334 Book cover for 9781504743341
 
Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (August 16, 2016)
9781504743334 | details & prices | List price $19.95
The price comparison is for this edition
Mp3 una edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (August 16, 2016)
9781504743341 | details & prices | List price $19.95
About: [Read by Robin Miles]From the award-winning author of Annie John comes a brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613998390
 
from Turtleback Books (April 1, 2000); titled "Small Place"
9780613998390 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $24.55
About: Antigua--a ten-by-twelve-mile island in the British West Indies and the author's birthplace--is the setting of a lyrical, sardonic, and forthright essay that offers an insider's eye-opening view of the lives and ways of her people.

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