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Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root

(2000)
Caribbean Fabulist Fiction
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
The lushness of language and the landscape, wild contrasts, and pure storytelling magic abound in this anthology of Caribbean writing. Steeped in the tradition of fabulism, where the irrational and inexplicable coexist with the realities of daily life, the stories in this collection are infused with a vitality and freshness that most writing traditions have long ago lost. From spectral slaving ships to women who shed their skin at night to become owls, stories from writers such as Jamaica Kincaid, Marcia Douglas, Ian MacDonald, and Kamau Brathwaite pulse with rhythms, visions, and the tortured history of this spiritually rich region of the world.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction
Author(s): Nalo Hopkinson
ISBN: 0-9679683-1-3 / 978-0-9679683-1-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Invisible Cities Press
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Paperback Editions

October 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction
Author(s): Nalo Hopkinson
ISBN: 0-9679683-2-1 / 978-0-9679683-2-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Invisible Cities Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA