Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with Books

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Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with Books

 In Celebration on Caribbean-American Heritage Month, enjoy a sampling works from the library's collection:
 Antigua and Barbuda: Jamaica Kincaid, Annie John  
Barbados: Paule Marshall, Brown Girl, Brownstones  
Cuba: Reinaldo Arenas, Before Night Falls  

Dominica: Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea  
Dominican Republic: Junot Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Grenada: Tobias Buckell, The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures  

Guadeloupe: Maryse CondéVictoire: My Mother’s Mother  
Haiti: Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory  

Jamaica: Nalo Hopkinson, The Salt Roads
Martinique: Patrick Chamoiseau, Texaco
Puerto Rico: Esmeralda Santiago, When I Was Puerto Rican  

St. Kitts and Nevis: Caryl Phillips, A Distant Shore  

St. Martin: Lasana Sekou, Images in the Yard
Trinidad and Tobago: Merle Hodge, For the Life of Laetitia
Virgin Islands: Tiphanie Yanique, How to Escape From a Leper Colony