Item description for Arch of Fire by Barbara Lalla...
Against the wide sweep of Jamaica's past, Arch of Fire sets a cast of starkly distinctive and apparently disparate characters who turn out to have families that have been entangled for centuries. Haunting histories emerge in sharp relief on the fiery background of Jamaica's evolving society. In its celebration of individual displays of passion and heroism triggered by national events, Arch of Fire is a gripping family saga.
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Studio: LMH Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.5" Height: 1.4" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jul 3, 2006
Publisher LMH Publishing Company
ISBN 9768202289 ISBN13 9789768202284
Availability 78 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 23, 2017 06:14.
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More About Barbara Lalla
Barbara Lalla is Professor, Language and Literature, Department of Liberal Arts, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. She is the author or co-editor of many books and articles, including English for Academic Purposes: A Distance Course for Caribbean Students; Defining Jamaican Fiction: Marronage and the Discourse of Survival; the novel Arch of Fire; and, with Jean D'Costa, Language in Exile: Three Hundred Years of Jamaican Creole and Voices in Exile: Jamaican Texts of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.