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The Dragon Can't Dance

(1979)
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A story of shanty-town life in Trinidad. Calvary Hill is the home of Aldrick Prospect, who lives for the carnival and his once-a-year chance to play dragon. Here too live Miss Cleothilda, the ageing carnival queen, Philo the Calypsonian, and Fisheye, who flaunts his strength in the steel bands.



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Hardback Editions

May 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dragon Can't Dance
Author(s): Earl Lovelace
ISBN: 0-89255-234-4 / 978-0-89255-234-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Persea Books
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June 1981 : USA Hardback

Title: Dragon Cant Dance
Author(s): Earl Lovelace
ISBN: 0-89410-178-1 / 978-0-89410-178-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd
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April 1979 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dragon Can't Dance
Author(s): Earl Lovelace
ISBN: 0-233-97068-1 / 978-0-233-97068-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Paperback Editions

June 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Can't Dance: A Novel (Karen and Michael Braziller Books)
Author(s): Earl Lovelace
ISBN: 0-89255-272-7 / 978-0-89255-272-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Persea
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January 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Can't Dance
Author(s): Earl Lovelace
ISBN: 0-571-19317-X / 978-0-571-19317-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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February 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Can't Dance (Longman Caribbean Writers)
Author(s): Earl Lovelace
ISBN: 0-582-64231-0 / 978-0-582-64231-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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