October All Over (Caribbean Writers Series) by Maria Roberts-Squires
  

Synopsis

October All Over (Caribbean Writers Series) by Maria Roberts-Squires

Set in the aftermath of the Grenadian revolution, October All Over tracks the parallel lives of two generations of Grenadians: Ramona Duprey and Fabian Ferguson, the young lovers; and Norris Duprey and Leila Ferguson - old sweethearts who had separated, but are brought back together by their children's romance. As the revolutionary government splits, the characters play out their own personal dramas against the back-drop of the political divisions and shifting factions. When Ramona is kidnapped, racial and personal prejudices join political differences in a climax which threatens both the individual characters and the country as a whole.

About the Author

Maria Roberts-Squires was born in Petite Martinique, the smaller of the Grenada Grenadine islands. At 11 years of age she relocated to the mainland Grenada, where she attended the St Joseph of Cluny Convent. She taught for three years in Grenada before changing careers and becoming a flight attendant, with Barbados her home base. She was awarded a diploma in writing for children and teenagers from the Institute of Children's Literature, Connecticut. Maria is the mother of two sons and lives with her husband in Barbados. October all Over is her first novel.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: 14 - 16

Author

Maria Roberts-Squires
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Publisher

Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks an imprint of Hodder Education

Publication date

18th April 2005

ISBN

9780435988265


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