Caryl Phillips

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Northcote House, Jan 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 100 pages
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Helen Thomas examines the ways in which Caribbean/British novelist and playwright, Caryl Phillips responds both creatively and critically to the psychological effects of cultural dispersal, racism and economic colonial exploitation in particularly in Higher Ground(1989) his panoramic account of the black diaspora which spans 200 years and moves between Africa, The USA and Britain.

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Helen Thomas is the dean of the White House press corps. The recipient of more than forty honorary degrees, she was honored in 1998 with the inaugural Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award, established by the White House Correspondents' Association. The author of "Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President; Front Row at the White House;" and "Dateline: White House, " she lives in Washington, D.C., where she writes a syndicated column for "Hearst.

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