My Brahmin Days: And Other Stories

My Brahmin Days: And Other Stories

by Cyril Dabydeen


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These closely observed stories, with their gritty poetic descriptions and finely ironic twists, confront Dabydeen?s Asian and Caribbean-South American identity with his experience of life in Canada, where he has lived for over three decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780920661857
Publisher: Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.74(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Cyril Dabydeen's work has been pubished in liteary magazines and anthologies throughout the world. He is the author of numerous wolrks of poetry and fiction including Coastland: New and Selected Poems (1989), Dark Swirl (1989), Stoning the Wind(1994) and My Brahmin Days and Other Stories (2000). He was born in Guyana, South America, where he became a gold medallist in poetry at an early age. Later he came to Canada and completed his formal education at Queen's University. He was the Poet Laureate of Ottawa from 1986-1987.

Table of Contents

Burning Wood (1), My Brahmin Days (11), Christmas (26), The Cottage (36), Departure (53), Going to Guyana (60), Jet Lag (73), The Machine (86), Who is Lee Harvey Oswald? (95), Marrying an American (105), Short Story Seminar (114), Siddhartha (126)

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