Buxton Spice

Oonya Kempadoo (Author)
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Description

Back in print: an extraordinary first novel by'a writer to watch and to enjoy.'*

Told in the voice of a girl as she moves from childhood into adolescence, Buxton Spice is the story the town of Tamarind Grove: its eccentric families, its sweeping joys, and its sudden tragedies. The novel brings to life 1970s Guyana-a world at a cultural and political crossroads-and perfectly captures a child's keen observations, sense of wonder, and the growing complexity of consciousness that marks the passage from innocence to experience.

Product Details

Price
$20.40
Publisher
Beacon Press
Publish Date
June 15, 2004
Pages
170
Dimensions
5.36 X 0.44 X 7.96 inches | 0.41 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780807083710
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About the Author

Oonya Kempadoo, author of Tide Running, was born in Sussex, England of Guyanese parents and was raised in Guyana from the age of four. She studied art in Amsterdam and has lived in Trinidad, St. Lucia, Tobago, and now Grenada. She was named a Great Talent for the Twenty-First Century by the Orange Prize judges and is a winner of the Casa de las Americas Prize.