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Sans Souci: And Other Stories

Brand, Dionne

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ISBN 10: 0932379702 / ISBN 13: 9780932379702
Published by Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., 1989
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Brown pictorial wraps. Volume has light rubbing, edgewear. Now in protective wrap. Author's first book in the United States. She has published fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose in Canada. Contents: 1. Sans Souci; 2. Train to Montreal; 3. Blossom, Priestess of Oya, Goddess of Winds, Storms and Waterfalls; 4. St. Mary's Estate; 5. Photograph; 6. Madame Alaird's Breasts; 7. No rinsed blue sky, no red flower fences; 8. At the Lisbon Plate; 8. I used to like the Dallas Cowboys; 9. Sketches in transit.going home; 10. .seen. Bookseller Inventory # JB14866

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Title: Sans Souci: And Other Stories

Publisher: Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Soft Cover

Illustrator: Helena Cooper, Cover Art

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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Eleven stories deal with rape, humiliation, Caribbean life, childhood, teachers, American football, and war

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Dionne Brand is a poet and writer living in Toronto. She has published six books of poetry: 'Fore Day Morning, Earth Magic (children's poetry), Winter Epigrams and Epigrams to Ernesto Cardenal in Defense of Claudia, Primitive Offensive, Chronicles of the Hostile Sun, and No Language Is Neutral, nominated for the Canadian Governor General's Award, 1990. She is co-author of the non-fiction work Rivers Have Sources, Trees Have Roots: Speaking of Racism. Her non-fiction book No Burden to Carry: Narratives of Black Working Women in Ontario 1920s to 1950s is a collection of oral histories. Her book A Map to the Door of No Return explores the importance of identity belonging in a culturally diverse and changing world. It has met with rave reviews. Brand also works in documentary film with the Women's StudioStudio Dof the National Film Board of Canada. She was associate director and writer of Older, Stronger, Wiser, a portrait film about older Black women in Canada, and co-director of Sisters in the Struggle, about contemporary Black activists in Canada. Long Time Comin', released in 1993, looks at two African Canadian artists, Grace Channer and Faith Nolan.

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