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Desirada

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Conde,Maryse (Author), Richard Philcox (Translator)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2000
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/1569472157
Published:
New York: Soho
ISBN:
1569472157
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Fiction, Identity (self awareness), Women, Mothers and daughters, Abandoned children, D├ęsirade (Guadeloupe)
Notes:
260 p., Desirada is the story of Marie-Noelle and her quest to understand the mother who abandoned her and to discover the identity of her father. It is also the story of generations of island women and the pursuit of a meaningful life despite a tainted personal history.