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Crossing the River bears eloquently chastened testimony to the shattering of black lives. Caryl Phillips' Booker Prize shortlisted book CROSSING THE RIVER provides welcomed stories about a group of Americans whose stories have too long been untold or ignored.
Crossing the River bears eloquently chastened testimony to the shattering of black lives. Beautifully measured writing that powerfully evokes the far-reaching realities of the African diaspora. If you enjoyed reading CROSSING THE RIVER, I think you would like my novel THE MAN WITH THE SILVER TONGUE, which is also a tale about slavery and human dignity-another story that should have been told years ago. The Man With The Silver Tongue.
Crossing the River is a historical novel by British author Caryl Phillips, published in 1993. The Village Voice calls it "a fearless reimagining of the geography and meaning of the African diaspora. The Boston Globe said, "Crossing the River bears eloquently chastened testimony to the shattering of black lives. Crossing the River is a story about three black people during different time periods and in different continents as they struggle with the separation from their native Africa.
What have I done? I’ve come back to this village with Len, after marriage, after Wales, after being lost. And I’m married now. For nearly a month. s filled with its own self-importance. The only relief I have from this place is when I travel down to see my mother, whose sole occupation in life seems to be to make me feel guilty. A guilt I’m determined to resist. I stare at her as she lies in bed. She’s taken to her bed as a permanent place of refuge
Caryl Phillips was born in St Kitts and now lives in London and New York.
Caryl Phillips was born in St Kitts and now lives in London and New York. He has written for television, radio, theatre and cinema and is the author of three works of non-fiction and seven novels. Crossing the Riverwas shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize and he has won the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, as well as being named the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 1992 and one of the Best of Young British Writers 1993. Библиографические данные.
Crossing the River book. Caryl Phillips can slip you into the head and heart of characters as diverse as the African diaspora, and make you care desperately. These wrenching, beautiful tales are tied by the horror of slavery but travel hundreds of years beyond the official end of that particular plague.
A Booker shortlisted novel by one of the finest writers of his generationA voice speaking out of a distant past, describes the consequences of his desperation: his daughter and two sons are condemned to the hold of an English slave ship bound for America in 1753. Here are the stories of these children: Nash, Martha, and Travis.
From the acclaimed author of Cambridge comes an ambitious, formally inventive, and intensely moving evocation of the scattered offspring of Africa. It begins in a year of failing crops and desperate foolishness, which forces a father to sell his three children into slavery.
Crossing the River Phillips, Caryl Random House (USA) 9780679757948 : From the acclaimed author of Cambridge comes an ambitious, formally inventive, and intensely moving evocation of th.
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