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Duppy - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1933354330

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ISBN13: 978-1933354330
ISBN10: 193335433X
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Akashic Books
Published: 2008
International: No

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Duppy - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1933354330

Anthony C. Winkler

ISBN13: 978-1933354330
ISBN10: 193335433X
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Akashic Books
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

''Every country (if she's lucky) gets the Mark Twain she deserves, and Winkler is ours, bristling with savage Jamaican wit, heart-stopping compassion, and jaw-dropping humor all at once.''-Marlon James, author of John Crow's Devil With his characteristic outrageousness, Anthony C. Winkler subverts conventional thinking in this entertaining, thought-provoking, and ultimately uplifting novel about one Jamaican man's surprising trip to heaven.

Author Bio

Winkler was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1942. His first novel, The Painted Canoe, was published in 1984 to critical acclaim. This was followed by The Lunatic (1987), The Great Yacht Race (1992), Going Home to Teach (1995) and The Duppy (1997). A short story collection, The Annihilation of Fish and Other Stories, was published in 2004 by Macmillan.

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