Backfire: A Collection of Short Stories from the Caribbean for Use in Secondary Schools

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This collection of seventeen Caribbean short studies is compiled for use in secondary schools, and embraces both the old and the new of West Indian writing from the 1930s to the present day. The stories contained in the collection are: " Backfire" by Shirley Tappin; " Paradise Lost" by Ida Ramesar; " Chung Lee" by Undine Guiseppi; " Give and Take" by Robert Henry; " The Kite" by Barnabus J Ramon-Fortuna; " Horace`s Luck" by Neville Guiseppi; " Mama`s Theme Song" by Joy Moore; " The Teddy Bear" by C Arnold Thomasos; " De Trip" by Joy Clarke; " The Hustlers" by Flora Spencer; " Journey by Night" by Undine Guiseppi; " The New Teacher" by Ninnie Seereeram; " Up the Wind Laka Notoo-Boy" by Ian Robertson; " After the Game" by Barnabus J Ramon-Fortuna; " Ramgoat Salvation" by Ida Ramesar; " Tantie Gertrude" by Oliver Flax; and " The Cousins" by Joy Moore.

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Undine Giuseppi is a Barbadian by birth, but came to Trinidad in 1942 after her marriage to Neville Giuseppi. She first taught English at St Joseph's Convent, San Fernando. Later she taught chiefly English and Latin at St Augustine Girls' High School (1950-1972), retiring as Vice-Principal there.

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