The Resource Even in paradise, Elizabeth Nunez., (ebook)

Even in paradise, Elizabeth Nunez., (ebook)

Label
Even in paradise
Title
Even in paradise
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Nunez.
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Language
eng
Summary
Peter Ducksworth, a Trinidadian widower of English ancestry, retires to Barbados, believing he will find an earthly paradise there. He decides to divide his land among his three daughters while he is alive, his intention not unlike that of King Lear, who hoped "That future strife/May be prevented now." But Lear made the fatal mistake of confusing flattery with love, and so does Ducksworth. Feeling snubbed by his youngest daughter, Ducksworth decides that only after he dies will she receive her portion of the land. In the meantime, he gives his two older daughters their portions, ironically setting in motion the very strife he hoped to prevent. Beautifully written in elegant prose, this is a novel about greed, resentment, jealousy, betrayal, and romantic love in the postcolonial world of the Caribbean, giving us a diverse cast of characters of African, Indian, Chinese, Syrian/Lebanese, and English ancestry
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Midwest
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Nunez, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Fathers and daughters
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Avarice
  • Betrayal
  • Trinidadians
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Even in paradise, Elizabeth Nunez., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617754562
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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MWT12328144
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12328144
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Even in paradise, Elizabeth Nunez., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617754562
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12328144
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12328144
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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