Directly addressing the relationship with his father, a Marxist Caribbean nationalist, Kwame Dawes presents a memoir of intellectual rigor that is coupled with great tenderness. With the immediacy of a man thinking aloud and the careful structure of art that recalls the places that have molded his life - from Ghana and Jamaica to Canada and America - Dawes explores the nearly universal conditions of migrants. Ultimately about the joys of personal differences, this autobiography is a touching look into the life of a son, husband, and father.
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April 2006 : UK Paperback
|Title: A Far Cry from Plymouth Rock: A Personal Narrative|
Author(s): Kwame Dawes
ISBN: 1-84523-025-6 / 978-1-84523-025-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peepal Tree Press
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