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Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you speak English here are some English books from Grenada and Carriacuou for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

Miss World 1970

Miss World 1970 : How I Entered a Pageant and Wound Up Making History by Jennifer Hosten EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE. Jennifer Hosten went to the 1970 Miss World pageant on a lark, representing the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada, and came home with the crown and a place in history. What was supposed to be a light-hearted affair, with a parade of the world's most beautiful women vying for the attention of the judges and comedian/host Bob Hope, turned out to be the most controversial, politically-charged, and consequential pageant ever. Women's liberation activists blew up a BBC broadcast truck and stormed London's Royal Albert Hall in an attempt to sabotage the show, which ... continue
Recommended: 23 Mar 2023


The Ladies are Upstairs : A Collection of Stories by Merle Collins EN

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* From the 1930s to the new century, Doux Thibaut, one of Merle Collins' most memorable characters, negotiates a hard life on the Caribbean island of Paz. As a child there is the shame of poverty and illegitimacy, and there are the hazards of sectarianism in an island divided between Catholic and Protestant, the rigidity of a class and racial system where, if you are black, your white employer is always right-and only the ladies live upstairs. Doux confronts all such challenges with style and hidden steel.We leave Doux as an old lady moving between the homes of her children in Boston and New Y... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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