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No Man in the House

(1991)
A novel by

 
 
"A moving story, rich in detail, told with great sensitivity and affection."
NEW YORK NEWSDAY
It is 1964. Howard lives a hand-to-mouth existence in the small island protectorate of Barbados with his brothers, two aunts, and his grandmother. He is waiting for his parents, who left for England long ago, to send for him. And as the sparks of independence crackle all around them, Howard's life changes forever when Mr. Bradshaw, a black headmaster, is hired for his school. Howard begins to blossom under Bradshaw's guidance, and learns that neither freedom nor knowledge comes without sacrifice, and that even battles won leave victims. In this beautiful, poignant, and ultimately hopeful novel, the fate of one Bajan family rests in the hands of change--change that only liberation and learning can bring.

    

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Hardback Editions

September 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: No Man in the House
Author(s): Cecil Foster
ISBN: 0-345-38067-3 / 978-0-345-38067-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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April 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: No man in the house
Author(s): Cecil Foster
ISBN: 0-394-22112-5 / 978-0-394-22112-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

April 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: No Man in the House
Author(s): Cecil Foster
ISBN: 0-345-38899-2 / 978-0-345-38899-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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May 1995 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: BTH No Man in House
Author(s): Cecil Foster
ISBN: 0-517-14570-7 / 978-0-517-14570-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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April 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: No Man In The House
Author(s): Cecil Foster
ISBN: 0-394-22344-6 / 978-0-394-22344-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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