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Poetry Caribbean & Latin American

The Gift of Screws

by (author) Brian Chan

Publisher
Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
Initial publish date
Aug 2008
Category
Caribbean & Latin American
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781845230050
    Publish Date
    Aug 2008
    List Price
    $20.95

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The personal and political experiences and passions of a third-world immigrant are powerfully expressed in this collection of poems. Negotiating the path between belonging and freedom, many poems convey a deep need to wander, reject the tribalism of nostalgia for one ethnic group or another, and express a keen ear for the demotic rhythms of Caribbean speech.

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Contributor Notes

Brian Chan is a musician, painter, and art gallery curator. His poetry collection Thief with Leaf won the Guyana Prize, and his poetry has been collected in the Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse.

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