Pell-Mell: ... So We Live!

Pell-Mell: ... So We Live!

by Gilbert A. Sprauve Phd


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Pell-Mell ... So We Live! shares a collection of brief, often poignant anecdotes that provide a whimsical glimpse into how people live in the Caribbean, West Indies, and the Virgin Islands.

In Pell-Mell, justice and nature fuse into one, parenting is skittish, a fugitive blue mongoose is caught red-handed, and the stork learns that delivering babies is safer. Afro-Caribbean Virgin Islander Gilbert Sprauve continues where he left off in his previous collection, Soundings over Cultural Shoals. Sprauve holds the magnifying glass that peers into a fascinating local culture and offers reflections about a world in and about the Virgin Islands, where a crane dozes in pain, a handy popgun saves a groom-son, and serial eulogies crack frail ribs.

Pell-Mell ... So We Live! offers a memorable look into the variations of life-from the heart, mind, and soul of a beautiful people-the Virgin Islanders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426955631
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Publication date: 03/21/2011
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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