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Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around North America Challenge were written by authors from Grenada and Carriacuou. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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The Ladies are Upstairs : A Collection of Stories by Merle Collins EN

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* From the 1930s to the new century, Doux Thibaut, one of Merle Collins' most memorable characters, negotiates a hard life on the Caribbean island of Paz. As a child there is the shame of poverty and illegitimacy, and there are the hazards of sectarianism in an island divided between Catholic and Protestant, the rigidity of a class and racial system where, if you are black, your white employer is always right-and only the ladies live upstairs. Doux confronts all such challenges with style and hidden steel.We leave Doux as an old lady moving between the homes of her children in Boston and New Y... continue
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022



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