14:30 - Jamaica Kincaid: Write Out of Defiance
JAMAICA KINCAID: WRITE OUT OF DEFIANCE
The classic coming-of-age story of a precocious young girl's deteriorating relationship with her mother, as she enters adolescence and leaves her childhood behind on the idyllic island of Antigua.
Jamaica Kincaid's engrossing account of a three-week trek through the Himalayas with fellow horticulturalists, intertwining mediations on the stunning landscapes with observations on culture, tourism and family.
Poetic, stirring, and disturbing, this novel is a powerful and unforgettable statement of one woman's struggle for identity against a hostile backdrop of sexism and colonialism.