Passing Through

Product Number: EB00161833
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307540935
Publisher: One World
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Description

From the national bestselling author of Waiting in Vain and Satisfy My Soul comes a sexy, witty collection of connected stories set on San Carlos, a tiny island with an old volcano in the Caribbean Sea. Spanning the early 1900s up to modern times, the stories trace the intersecting lives of travelers, expatriates, and local folks in ways that shock, illuminate, and reveal. From the American photographer who finds her world disturbed by new forms of love and lust, to a charismatic priest confronted by the earthly perks of fame and stardom, the diverse mix of characters are united by the universal search for love and understanding-a challenge on an island simmering with issues of politics, power, and race. Written with poetic grace and titillating candor, each story shines against its own tableau-World War II, the rise of Fidel Castro, Mt. PelEe devastating Martinique, import-export trading, Bob Marley in the days before his music echoed all around the world. As men and women fall in love, marry and remarry, face moral conflicts and new identities, the volcano sees it all. From plantation days to the roots of revolution, it is a silent witness to the turbulent century that engulfs this tiny island of eternal humor, passion, and allure. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Colin Channer
Original Publish Date: Feb 19, 2009

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Colin Channer
Product Number CF118
Released: May 12, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419319266
eAudio
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Author(s): Colin Channer
Product Number Z09519
Released: Dec 19, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490648378

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