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A powerful and moving chronicle of the different ways in which members of a small Trinidadian community, Bonasse, hold on to their identity as they find themselves caught up in change and corruption.

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9780233972183, titled "Wine of Astonishment" | Wm Collins & Sons & Co, June 1, 1982, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A powerful and moving chronicle of the different ways in which members of a small Trinidadian community, Bonasse, hold on to their identity as they find themselves caught up in change and corruption.

Paperback:

9781478611271 | Reissue edition (Waveland Pr Inc, April 1, 2014), cover price $14.50
9780435988807 | Reprint edition (Heinemann, December 17, 1986), cover price $16.19 | About this edition: Disgusted that his people will not act against the British government controlling Trinidad, Bolo robs and intimidates his fellow islanders
9780394727950 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1984, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: A powerful and moving chronicle of the different ways in which members of a small Trinidadian community, Bonasse, hold on to their identity as they find themselves caught up in change and corruption.

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Product Description: In Trinidad, in the wake of 1970's Black Power rebellion, we follow Sonnyboy, Singer King Kala, and their town's folk through experiments in music, politics, religion, and love—and in their day-to-day adventures. Humorous and serious, sad and uplifting, Is Just a Movie, is a radiant novel about small moments of magic in ordinary life...read more

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9781608461752 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, March 27, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In Trinidad, in the wake of 1970's Black Power rebellion, we follow Sonnyboy, Singer King Kala, and their town's folk through experiments in music, politics, religion, and love—and in their day-to-day adventures.

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Product Description: Exposing the political and cultural failure to address the challenges of postcolonial Trinidad, this insightful novel portrays a world where the working man must face the crime and violence that is destroying the social body. Walter Castle is dissatisfied with his regular job in the Laventille slum in Port of Spain...read more

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9781845231484 | New edition (Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, March 1, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Exposing the political and cultural failure to address the challenges of postcolonial Trinidad, this insightful novel portrays a world where the working man must face the crime and violence that is destroying the social body.

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Seventeen years ago, Glen 'Dragon' de Souza founded the Keylemanjahro School of Arts and Culture on the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean. The school's mission was to revive the almost-forgotten West African tradition of the Moko Jumbie, or 'dancing spirit' and adopt stilt-walking into the annual Carnival celebration.
By Stefan Falke (photographer) and Earl Lovelace (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780972766135 | Pointed Leaf Pr, November 30, 2004, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Seventeen years ago, Glen 'Dragon' de Souza founded the Keylemanjahro School of Arts and Culture on the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean.

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Paperback:

9780892552351 | Persea Books, September 30, 2004, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: A rich, entertaining collection by Trinidad's foremost storyteller. In these vivid stories, Earl Lovelace paints a compassionate, often humorous portrait of everyday life in Trinidad. Ordinary people like Victory the barber, Shoemaker Arnold, Miss Ross (once the most sought-after woman in Cunaripo), and Blues and Joebell who are eager to see new lands, are invested with a special magic that draws the reader into a rhythmical, colorful, and changing world...read more

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9780892552719, titled "A Brief Conversion and Other Stories" | Persea Books, August 1, 2003, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A rich, entertaining collection by Trinidad's foremost storyteller.
9780435988821 | Heinemann, December 1, 1988, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: Set mostly in Trinidad, these stories concern themselves with the lives of ordinary people and commonplace events, to which the author brings sensitivity, compassion and humour.

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The carnival usually succeeds in uniting the residents of Calvary Hill in Trinidad, but changes in the festival threaten to divide the community (view table of contents)

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9780892552344 | Reprint edition (Persea Books, May 1, 1998), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The carnival usually succeeds in uniting the residents of Calvary Hill in Trinidad, but changes in the festival threaten to divide the community
9780894101786, titled "Dragon Cant Dance" | Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd, June 1, 1981, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Lovelace's classic novel of Carnival.

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9780892552726 | Persea Books, June 1, 2003, cover price $16.95
9780582642317, titled "Dragon Can't Dance" | Longman Pub Group, April 1, 1988, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The carnival usually succeeds in uniting the residents of Calvary Hill in Trinidad, but changes in the festival threaten to divide the community

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Product Description: Crawfie the crapaud loves to sing and swim. He loves to play. One day, everyone is too busy to play with him, so Crawfie hops off in search of adventure. He has so much fun he forgets all about choir practice that evening with his froggy friends and family.

Paperback:

9780582316294 | Gardners Books, January 2, 1998, cover price $5.45 | About this edition: Crawfie the crapaud loves to sing and swim.

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Product Description: Earl Lovelace's second novel tells the story of an isolated rural community coming in touch with the wider world. The villages learn, only too cruelly, that "progress" can mean the destruction of cherished values. Introduction by Cecil Gray.

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9780435989507 | Heinemann, December 1, 1997, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Earl Lovelace's second novel tells the story of an isolated rural community coming in touch with the wider world.
9780435985509 | Heinemann, December 1, 1983, cover price $7.95 | also contains Handbuch Bev”lkerungssoziologie

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Product Description: Winner of the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize. The distinguished Caribbean novelist's masterpiece, set in Trinidad.

Hardcover:

9780892552269 | Persea Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize.

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Product Description: Contains three plays which have a gift for catching the liveliness of the everyday speech of Trinidadians.

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9780435987510 | Heinemann, September 1, 1984, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Contains three plays which have a gift for catching the liveliness of the everyday speech of Trinidadians.

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