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Title:

Middle Passage, The
 

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Genres:

Non-Fiction
Travel & Tourism

Editions:

# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 1962-00-00 Deutsch  

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Blurb: 
In 1960 the government of Trinidad invited V. S. Naipaul to revisit his native country and record his impressions. In this classic of modern travel writing he has created a deft and remarkably prescient portrait of Trinidad and four adjacent Caribbean societies -- countries haunted by the legacies of slavery and colonialism and so thoroughly defined by the norms of Empire that they can scarcely believe that the Empire is ending. In The Middle Passage, Naipaul watches a Trinidadian movie audience greeting Humphrey Bogart"s appearance with cries of

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