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Caribbean by James A. Michener.

By: Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997
Contributor(s): Browne, Roscoe Lee [nrt]
Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: [United States] : Random House AudioBooks, p1989Description: ILL analog, Dolby processedISBN: 039458046XSubject(s): Caribbean Area -- History -- Fiction | Caribbean Area -- History -- FictionDDC classification: 813.54 LOC classification: RZC 0291Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Abridged version of the book read by Roscoe Lee Browne.Dissertation note: Only Michener could so masterfully bring the turbulent, dramatic history of the beautiful Caribbean to life. Moving from the European Courts of the 15th century that first claimed the region, to the Islands themselves, we watch the emergence of splendorous sugar plantations built on the backs of slaves; the bloody and victorious uprising in Haiti in 1800; and in modern times, the spread of the Rastafarian religion, the mass exodus from Cuba following the revolution and the general discontent of Caribbean nationales. Sprinkled throughout are fascinating portraits of historical heroes as they struggle against political, economic and racial oppression. Summary: Novel about the Caribbean islands depicting pirate attacks, bloody slave revolts, and the Cuban revolution through a blend of fiction and history.
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813.54 M.J.C 1989 (Browse shelf) Available 9274

Only Michener could so masterfully bring the turbulent, dramatic history of the beautiful Caribbean to life. Moving from the European Courts of the 15th century that first claimed the region, to the Islands themselves, we watch the emergence of splendorous sugar plantations built on the backs of slaves; the bloody and victorious uprising in Haiti in 1800; and in modern times, the spread of the Rastafarian religion, the mass exodus from Cuba following the revolution and the general discontent of Caribbean nationales. Sprinkled throughout are fascinating portraits of historical heroes as they struggle against political, economic and racial oppression.

Abridged version of the book read by Roscoe Lee Browne.

Novel about the Caribbean islands depicting pirate attacks, bloody slave revolts, and the Cuban revolution through a blend of fiction and history.

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