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The author of the book: Dionne Brand
Edition: Knopf Canada
Date of issue: April 23rd 1996
ISBN: 0394281586
ISBN 13: 9780394281582
Language: English
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Dionne Brand's recently published novel, In Another Place, Not Here, is the gently written debut by a Trinidad-born writer, who manages to create nirvana for two Caribbean women. The women, Elizete and Verila, each come from myriad and murky pasts. Says Elizete, "I never wanted nothing big from the world." Elizete professes her love for Verila early in the book. In writing about homosexuality and African-American women, or in this case Caribbean women, Brand has ventured into new territory for African-American readers.


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Ebook In Another Place, Not Here read Online! As a young girl growing up in Trinidad, Dionne Brand submitted poems to the newspapers under the pseudonym Xavier Simone, an homage to Nina Simone, whom she would listen to late at night on the radio. Brand moved to Canada when she was 17 to attend the University of Toronto, where she earned a degree in Philosophy and English, a Masters in the Philosophy of Education and pursued PhD studies in Women’s History but left the program to make time for creative writing.

Dionne Brand first came to prominence in Canada as a poet. Her books of poetry include No Language Is Neutral, a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, and Land to Light On, winner of the Governor General’s Award and the Trillium Award and thirsty, finalist for the Griffin Prize and winner of the Pat Lowther Award for poetry. Brand is also the author of the acclaimed novels In Another Place, Not Here, which was shortlisted for the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award and the Trillium Award, and At the Full and Change of the Moon. Her works of non-fiction include Bread Out of Stone and A Map to the Door of No Return.

What We All Long For was published to great critical acclaim in 2005. While writing the novel, Brand would find herself gazing out the window of a restaurant in the very Toronto neighbourhood occupied by her characters. “I’d be looking through the window and I’d think this is like the frame of the book, the frame of reality: ‘There they are: a young Asian woman passing by with a young black woman passing by, with a young Italian man passing by,” she says in an interview with The Toronto Star. A recent Vanity Fair article quotes her as saying “I’ve ‘read’ New York and London and Paris. And I thought this city needs to be written like that, too.”

In addition to her literary accomplishments, Brand is Professor of English in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.

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Another one-time book, but it was interesting.

EDWARD

Another one-time book

LYDIA

There are significant drawbacks

LUKE

This book is worth reading!

HANNAH

The book is really worthy of the bestseller!




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