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All decent animals

Author: Oonya Kempadoo
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A novel about relationships, examined through the distinct rhythms of the city of Port of Spain. Loyalties, love, conflicting cultures, and creativity come into play as Ata, a young woman working in carnival design but curious about writing, and her European boyfriend, Pierre, negotiate the care of their friend Fraser, a closeted gay man dying from AIDS. The contradictory Trinidadian setting becomes a parallel  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oonya Kempadoo
ISBN: 9780374299712 0374299714
OCLC Number: 809926038
Description: 260 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Oonya Kempadoo.

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"A novel about relationships, examined through the distinct rhythms of the city of Port of Spain. Loyalties, love, conflicting cultures, and creativity come into play as Ata, a young woman working in carnival design but curious about writing, and her European boyfriend, Pierre, negotiate the care of their friend Fraser, a closeted gay man dying from AIDS. The contradictory Trinidadian setting becomes a parallel character to Fraser's Cambridge-derived artistic sensibility and an antagonist to Ata's creative journey"--Jacket.

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