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The Coconut Latitudes

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The Coconut Latitudes

Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean

By Rita M. Gardner

She Writes Press, Paperback, 9781631529016, 207pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2014

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"Gold Medal Winner, Autobiography/Memoir, 2015 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards." Rita is an infant when her father leaves a successful career in the US to live in paradise a seaside village in the Dominican Republic. The Coconut Latitudes is her haunting, lyrical memoir of surviving a reality far from the envisioned Eden and of the terrible cost of keeping secrets.
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