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The Coconut Latitudes

Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean

Rita M. Gardner


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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.

She Writes Press, 9781631529016, 204pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2014