The Resource Carnival: : [a novel], Robert Antoni, (electronic resource)

Carnival: : [a novel], Robert Antoni, (electronic resource)

Label
Carnival: : [a novel]
Title
Carnival:
Title remainder
[a novel]
Statement of responsibility
Robert Antoni
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Antoni has established himself as one of the most innovative voices to emerge from the Caribbean and the Americas. His ambitious third novel, Carnival, takes us on an expedition that stretches from contemporary New York City to the glitter of Trinidadian Carnival, and deep into the island's mountainous interior. Narrator William Fletcher is an aspiring novelist who has come to New York to escape his affluent West Indian roots. A chance meeting in a Greenwich Village bar reunites him with two of his childhood companions: Laurence and the vivacious and stunning Rachel, William's first love. Together, the three make a liquor-soaked pledge to return "home" to Trinidad for Carnival. The festival starts with passion and pleasure, but the Carnival ecstasy slides into a fog of ganja, alcohol, and the endless calypso beat. As William, Rachel, and Laurence journey to a remote area of the rainforest to "cool down" after the festival, the three hope for a secret paradise, hidden "behind God's back," to begin anew. But even here the demons of history, prejudice, and hatred violently intrude, as the novel's startling conclusion forces them to face both the power-and impotence-of human resilience and human love
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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Antoni, Robert
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Electronic books
  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
  • Trinidadians
  • Psychological fiction, Trinidadian and Tobagonian (English)
  • Race relations
  • Rain forests
  • Novelists
  • Carnival
Target audience
adult
Label
Carnival: : [a novel], Robert Antoni, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808539
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808539
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808539
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Carnival: : [a novel], Robert Antoni, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808539
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808539
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808539
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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