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The Wine of Astonishment
by Earl Lovelace

    Publication Date: Dec 17, 1986
    List Price: $16.19
    Format: Paperback, 160 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780435988807
    Imprint: Heinemann
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Parent Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Paperback Description:

    A powerful and moving chronicle of the different ways in which members of a small Trinidadian community, Bonasse, hold on to their identity as they find themselves caught up in change and corruption. Bolo is a champion stick fighter, tall, good looking, and the fastest, strongest, and bravest of al the young men in Bonasse. When time and time again he sees his people humiliated by American troops, his instincts as a leader prevail. But the stand he makes takes on bizarre and tragic forms. Introduction by Marjorie Thorpe.

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