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Strange fruit

Author: Caryl Phillips
Publisher: Ambergate, Derbyshire : Amber Lane Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of a black family caught between two cultures. Vivien Marshall, a schoolteacher, has been alone in England with her two sons, Alvin and Errol, for over twenty years. But, despite their education, and her lifelong hopes of them making it in the mother-country, a schism has developed, which is further aggravated when Alvin returns to England, having attended his grandfather's funeral in the Caribbean. Drawn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: One-act plays
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phillips, Caryl.
Strange fruit.
Ambergate, Derbyshire : Amber Lane Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)558078766
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0906399270 9780906399279
OCLC Number: 9312009
Description: 101 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Caryl Phillips.

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A study of a black family caught between two cultures. Vivien Marshall, a schoolteacher, has been alone in England with her two sons, Alvin and Errol, for over twenty years. But, despite their education, and her lifelong hopes of them making it in the mother-country, a schism has developed, which is further aggravated when Alvin returns to England, having attended his grandfather's funeral in the Caribbean. Drawn into this family conflict are two other characters: Vernice, Vivien's neighbour and friend from the West Indies, and Shelley, Errol's English girlfriend--P. [4] of cover.

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