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The white man in the tree, and other stories

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A comedy of cultural misunderstandings set in the Caribbean, New York, and Paris, a novella and eight stories about people who, because of their differences--between men and women, blacks and whites, Caribbeans and visitors, Jews and Christians, rich and poor--misjudge each other."--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kurlansky, Mark.
White man in the tree, and other stories.
New York : Washington Square Press, ©2000
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky
ISBN: 067103605X 9780671036058 0224061461 9780224061469 0671036068 9780671036065
OCLC Number: 45113428
Description: 301 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The white man in the tree : a novella in two parts --
Devaluation --
The unclean --
Naked --
Beautiful Mayagüez women --
Vertical administration --
Packets and paperscraps --
The deerness of life --
Desaparecidos --
The white man's glossary.
Responsibility: Mark Kulansky.
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A collection of short fiction provides a whimsical portrait of cultural misunderstandings in a novella and eight stories about characters who, because of their diversity, misjudge one another.  Read more...


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