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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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full_title small place
author kincaid jamaica
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lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM

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auth_author2 Miles, Robin.
author Kincaid, Jamaica.
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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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primary_isbn 9780374266387
publishDate 1988, 2017
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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
title_display A small place
title_full A small place / Jamaica Kincaid, A small place [electronic resource] / Jamaica Kincaid
title_short A small place
topic_facet Description and travel, Homes and haunts, Intellectual life, Kincaid, Jamaica, Novelists, Antiguan and Barbudan