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A Novel

Earl Lovelace


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A West Indian novel of "generous, torrential prose" (The New York Times Book Review), winner of the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize.

One hundred years after Emancipation, the diverse people of Trinidad—African, Asian, and European—have not settled into the New World. In Salt, an unforgettable cast of men and women strive with wit and passion to make sense of life in an evolving homeland.

Persea, 9780892552351, 272pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2004

About the Author

A statesman of Caribbean letters, Earl Lovelace is the author of five novels and many plays and essays. He lives in his native Trinidad and is presently on the faculty of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.