5 edition of Texaco found in the catalog.
June 7, 1999
by Random House Value Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Get this from a library! Texaco. [Patrick Chamoiseau; Rose-Myriam Réjouis; Val Vinokur] -- A novel of Martinique through the eyes of its people. Narrated by a black woman activist, the story spans years, describing the end of slavery, the collapse of the sugar plantations, the coming. Despite its length, Texaco makes a better introduction to Chamoiseau's work than this book. While Solibo Magnificent is shorter, and its language simpler, it is thick with references that are better understood after Texaco. The plot is basic—it is almost a mystery novel—but the ideas are not.
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Mar 22, · 'TEXACO' IS A WORK OF ART, TRANSLATION A PERFECT COPY: Mr. Chamoiseau wrote Texaco in a freestyle mishmash of French and Martinican Creole dialects.
The translation by Rose-Myriam Rejouis and Val Vinokurov is a virtual work of art in its own right, dead-on in its colloquial re-creation of the novel's storyteller orality/5(13).
Texaco book Patrick Chamoiseau wrote such precise book, with such a distinctive voice at the core of it, and it is called Texaco, published in French in (translated by Rose-Myriam Rejouis and Val Vinokurov in )/5. A Tour with Texaco(r) (Schiffer Book for Collectors) by Rick Pease | Oct 16, out of 5 stars 5.
Paperback $ $ 82 $ $ Get it as soon as Thu, Sep 5. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). More. The Paradise Program: Travels Through Muzak, Hilton, Coca-Cola, Texaco, Walt Disney, and Other World Empires by Anthony Haden-Guest and a great selection of related books, Texaco book and collectibles available now at thehit45sradiogroup.com This summary of Texaco includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included.
We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. Texaco is a historical novel by Patrick Chamoiseau concerning the history of the island Martinique in the Caribbean, and specifically the titular village of Texaco, named for the oil.
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A joyous affirmation of literature that brings to mind Boccaccio, La Fontaine, Lewis Carroll, Montaigne, Rabelais, and Joyce, "Texaco is a work of rare power and ambition, a masterpiece. From /5(3). atrick Chamoiseau's ''Texaco'' is a novel made of stories unrecorded in any history book, for they are stories ''beneath history,'' telling of love, sex, work, murder and political action among the.
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Eat-Their-Young Island. The story itself follows Lucy. Her cynicism is palpable/5. Feb 28, · Of black Martinican provenance, Patrick Chamoiseau gives us Texaco (winner of the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary prize), an international literary achievement, tracing one hundred and fifty years of post-slavery Caribbean history: a novel that is as much about self-affirmation engendered by memory as it is about a quest for the adequacy of its own form.5/5.
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Gas station toys. Texaco is to be razed to the ground. And so he is lead to Marie-Sophie Laborieux, the ancient keeper of Texaco's history, who invites her guest to take a seat and begins the true story of all that is to be lost. Texaco is a creole masterpiece.5/5(1).'One of the major fictional achievements of our century' The Times On the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique, squats a shanty town.
It goes by the name of Texaco. One dawn, a stranger arrives - an urban planner, bearing news. Texaco is to be razed to the ground.
And so he is lead toBrand: New Beacon Books.Set in the Caribbean, this novel tells the story of a grim, poverty-stricken shanty town (named after the nearby oil depot) on the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique.