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My Brahmin days, and other stories

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Published by TSAR in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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      Other titlesMy Brahmin days
      StatementCyril Dabydeen.
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.D2 M9 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6883194M
      ISBN 100920661858
      LC Control Number00455067

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My Brahmin days, and other stories by Cyril Dabydeen Download PDF EPUB FB2

My Brahmin Days and Other Stories Short Stories 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.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Burning wood --My Brahmin days --Christmas --The cottage --Departure --Going to Guyana --Jet lag --The machine --Who is Lee Harvey Oswald?--Marrying an American --Short-story seminar Titles: My Brahmin days.

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Peepal Tree will be publishing a new selected poems, Imaginary Origins in More recently he has published in Canada Jogging in Havana, Black Jesus and Other Stories (), My Brahmin Days and other Stories (), North of the Equator (), and Play A Song Somebody: New and Selected Stories.

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A finalist four times for Canada's Archibald Lampman Award for poetry, as well as for the Guyana Prize, Cyril Dabydeen eventually won the top Guyana Prize for Fiction in for his novel Drums of My Flesh, which was nominated for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award and was a shortlisted finalist for the Ottawa Book Award.

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