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My Multi-Ethnic Friends & Other Stories
Guernica Editions, Fall 2013
206 pages
Trade Paperback
ISBN13: 9781550717051
ISBN10: 1550717057
English
$15.00 Canada, $15.00 US

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From the jungles of Guyana to the urban jungle of Ottawa, Cyril Dabydeen's My Multi-Ethnic Friends & Other Stories highlights the struggles of immigrant life in a society that talks multiculturalism but doesn't always walk it. The characters straddle many worlds and tend to feel comfortable in none -- all overlaid with a healthy dose of humour, satire and subtle insights.
Snakes kept hanging from rafters, crevices, each multihued form changing or moulting. More villagers came, taking their cue, mimicking me in a manner as they looked up. Yes, Minnie … where was she?

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