In Another Place, Not Here by Dionne Brand

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Beautiful and meticulously wrought, set in both Toronto and the Caribbean, this astonishing novel gives voice to the power of love and belonging in a story of two women, profoundly different, each in her own spiritual exile.

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Dionne Brand was born in Trinidad and has lived in Canada for twenty-five years. Her last book of poetry, No Language Is Neutral, has sold more than 6000 copies since its publication in 1990 and was shortlisted for a Governor General's Award. She lives in Toronto.From the Hardcover edition.
Published February 11, 2011 by Vintage Canada. 258 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences, Gay & Lesbian. Fiction

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(The island is nameless, but it's history resembles that of Grenada.) The two women fall in love, and after the uprising fails, Elizete heads to Toronto in search of Verlia, who by then has disappeared.

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