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A Map to the Door of No Return

(2001)
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A Map to the Door of No Return is a timely book that explores the relevance and nature of identity and belonging in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing world. It is an insightful, sensitive and poetic book of discovery.

Drawing on cartography, travels, narratives of childhood in the Caribbean, journeys across the Canadian landscape, African ancestry, histories, politics, philosophies and literature, Dionne Brand sketches the shifting borders of home and nation, the connection to place in Canada and the world beyond.

The title, A Map to the Door of No Return, refers to both a place in imagination and a point in history -- the Middle Passage. The quest for identity and place has profound meaning and resonance in an age of heterogenous identities.

In this exquisitely written and thought-provoking new work, Dionne Brand creates a map of her own art.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2001 : USA Hardback
Title: A Map to the Door of No Return
Author(s): Dionne Brand
ISBN: 0-385-25865-8 / 978-0-385-25865-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House of Canada Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2002 : USA Paperback
Title: A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging
Author(s): Dionne Brand
ISBN: 0-385-25892-5 / 978-0-385-25892-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging
Author(s): Dionne Brand
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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