Buxton Spice

Buxton Spice

by Oonya Kempadoo
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Beacon Press

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Buxton Spice

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780807083710
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 06/15/2004
Series: Bluestreak Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 450,858
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

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