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Here comes the sun : a novel

Author: Nicole Dennis-Benn
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a maelstrom of change threatens their Jamaican village. Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis- Benn pens a tender hymn to a world hidden among pristine beaches and the wide expanse of turquoise seas. At an opulent resort in Montego Bay, Margot hustles to send her younger  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Electronic books
Fiction
Downloadable e-Books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dennis-Benn, Nicole.
Here comes the sun.
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016
(DLC) 2016011646
(OCoLC)921868995
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 9781631491771 1631491776
OCLC Number: 953171811
Description: 1 online resource (349 pages)
Responsibility: Nicole Dennis-Benn.
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"In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a maelstrom of change threatens their Jamaican village. Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis- Benn pens a tender hymn to a world hidden among pristine beaches and the wide expanse of turquoise seas. At an opulent resort in Montego Bay, Margot hustles to send her younger sister, Thandi, to school. Taught as a girl to trade her sexuality for survival, Margot is ruthlessly determined to shield Thandi from the same fate. When plans for a new hotel threaten their village, Margot sees not only an opportunity for her own financial independence but also perhaps a chance to admit a shocking secret: her forbidden love for another woman. As they face the impending destruction of their community, each woman--fighting to balance the burdens she shoulders with the freedom she craves--must confront long-hidden scars. From a much-heralded new writer, Here Comes the Sun offers a dramatic glimpse into a vibrant, passionate world most outsiders see simply as paradise."--

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