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- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 17.95
Both familiar and strange, this story of a large Canadian city seen through the wide eyes of a naive and inexperienced young immigrant ? wise in the culture of comic books ? is both hilarious and heartbreaking. Samuel is just 17 when his mother dies and he is called to live with the father he has only heard of. He leaves his village in Trinidad and... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 21.00
A Perfect Pledge is at once a beautifully detailed novel about family life, a lively and abundant portrait of Trinidadian society and an ambitious, universal story of striving and strife. Following four decades of tumult ? both national and domestic ? this third novel by acclaimed author Rabindranath Maharaj is both deeply perceptive and strikingly... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 24.00
?For so long I imagined I was making some long journey which would make sense when I had reached the end, but now I realize there are no journeys, just imprints in other people?s dusty footsteps.? -- from Journey of Angels Recognized for his first collection of short fiction, The Interloper , with a nomination for the Commonwealth Writers Prize... more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 18.95
Trapped in a loveless marriage, Stephen Sagar returns eagerly to his native Trinidad when he is commissioned by a powerful island politician to write his biography. Expecting to discover a lost innocence, Stephen is at once disillusioned - old friends are no longer recognizable and strangers view him with indifference or hostility. To piece together... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 10.00
In 1976, when he was imprisoned on Robben Island, Nelson Mandela secretly wrote the bulk of his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. The manuscript was to be smuggled out by fellow prisoner Mac Maharaj, on his release later that year. Maharaj also urged Mandela and other political prisoners to write essays on southern Africa?s political future. These... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 6.00
Dancing to a Different Rhythm chronicles the experiences of a remarkable woman who was prepared to sacrifice a conventional life and brilliant career in her quest for the freedom of her country, while raising a young family in foreign lands. It is a gripping tale of politics and life in exile, but also an extraordinary love story that transcended severe... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
Population aging is a matter of global concern. It often occurs in tandem with changes in the health profile of the population. In Africa, many countries are already facing a high burden of communicable diseases. However, as more and more children survive childhood and move on to adult years and old age they are also more likely to experience health... more...
- Lexington Books 1955; US$ 36.99
This book features fourteen internationally recognized fishery experts presenting the pros and cons of using individual fishing quotas (IFQs), game tags, and angler management organizations (AMOs) in managing marine recreational fisheries. For managers, anglers, and angling service providers this book provides an interesting foray into ways to better... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 90.00
This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development, low-carbon travel and climate change impacts. A major feature... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 265.00
The 16th conference of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (GR16), held at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, from 15 to 21 July, was attended by 450 delegates from around the world. The scientific programme comprised 18 plenary lectures, 1 public lecture and 19 workshops which, excepting 3 plenary... more...