A small place

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This expansive essay shows us -- in a delighfully Swiftian mode -- what we have not yet seen of Antigua, the small island in the British West Indies where Kincaid grew up.
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display_description 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.
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subject_facet Antigua -- Description and travel
Antigua -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Kincaid, Jamaica -- Homes and haunts -- Antigua and Barbuda -- Antigua
Novelists, Antiguan and Barbudan -- Biography
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title_full A small place / Jamaica Kincaid
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title_short A small place
topic_facet Description and travel
Homes and haunts
Intellectual life
Kincaid, Jamaica
Novelists, Antiguan and Barbudan