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Haiti: A Slave Revolution: 200 Years After 1804

Gregory Dunkel (Editor), Sara Flounders (Editor), Pat Chin (Editor) (Foreword) Paperback, 2004, 233 pages Publisher: International Action Center; Upd Rev Ex edition ISBN-10: 0974752142Drawing from a wide...
Bust of american author John Steinbeck located in Monterey, California. Many of Steinbeck's novels take place in and around the Monterey area.

Great Writers of the 20th Century: John Steinbeck

In a way, each of Steinbeck’s novels is similar to a great painting that emotionally overwhelms the viewer. When the viewer moves closer and examines the brush-strokes, the painting is just a lot of colourful s...
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Island People – The Caribbean and the World

Joshua Jelly-SchapiroHardcover, 2017, 464 pagesPublisher: Canongate Books; Main editionISBN-10: 1782115587Clustered together in azure-blue waters are a collection of little islands whose culture...
Creole Belle

Book Review – Creole Belle

James Lee BurkeHardcover, 2012, 400 pagesPublisher: Hachette UKISBN-10: 1409108996This is a novel in the Dave Robicheaux series, acclaimed as 'one of the wonders of American crime fiction' (MAIL...
Beloved Outcast

Book Review – Beloved Outcast

Lorena DureauPaperback, 1987, 429 pagesPublisher: PaperjacksISBN-10: 0770105084Beautiful Nicole D’Arecenaux is unjustly accused of killing a gendarme and is sentenced to death by hanging. But he...
All Saints' Day Secrets

Book Reviews – All Saints’ Day Secrets

Author: Nicole LoughanCountry: Louisiana, USAGenre: Novel2013There is a new mystery on the bayou. Lisette, a beautiful Creole teenager, died on the last day of school in a boating accident. When...
Creole World

Book Review – Creole World

Author: Richard SextonCountry: New OrleansGenre: HistoryShotgun houses...vibrant street scenes...grand villas and mansions...colorful facades... they're all part of a historically rich, interconnect...

Pidgins and creoles – Ishtla Singh

Pidgins and creoles have always attracted a great deal of interest - academic and otherwise - but in recent decades they have become increasingly important as a field of linguistic inquiry.This book places ...