Canada geese and apple chatney: stories

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TSAR, 1998 - Fiction - 159 pages
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Fiction. Caribbean Studies. Asian American Studies. In this award-winning collection of stories, Sasenarine Persaud presents us with his unique vision of lives in North America and the Caribbean. The stories are probing, all threaded together by the ancestral India of the protagonist's imagination and a style inspired by ancient storytelling tradition. Here almost inscrutable demotic slang, once penetrated, reinforces Persaud's social commentary and nimbly pits self-ironizing postmodernism against the timeless values of narrative -- The Globe and Mail.

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Contents

The Dog
3
My Girl This Indianness
25
Is There No Laughter in Snow?
45
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Sasenarine Persaud is an essayist, novelist, short story writer, and poet. He is the author of ten books: seven poetry collections, two novels, and a book of short stories. His latest book, IN A BOSTON NIGHT, was published by TSAR in 2008. He was born in Guyana and has lived for several years in Canada. He has served as a vice president and chair of the membership committee of the League of Canadian Poets, on the Board of Directors of the Scarborough Arts Council (Toronto), and on juries for the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council. He currently resides in Tampa, Florida.