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eBook Hummingbird Tree (Caribbean Writers) epub
  • ISBN: 0435985752
  • Author: Ian McDonald
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Literary
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks; Reprint edition (December 30, 1974)
  • Pages: 182 pages
  • ePUB size: 1228 kb
  • FB2 size 1267 kb
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Ian McDonald (born 18 April 1933) is a Caribbean-born writer who describes himself as "Antiguan by ancestry, Trinidadian by birth, Guyanese by adoption, and West Indian by conviction.

Ian McDonald (born 18 April 1933) is a Caribbean-born writer who describes himself as "Antiguan by ancestry, Trinidadian by birth, Guyanese by adoption, and West Indian by conviction. His ancestry on his father's side is Antiguan and Kittitian, and Trinidadian on his mother’s side. His only novel, The Hummingbird Tree, first published in 1969, is considered a classic of Caribbean literature.

Ian McDonald was born in Trinidad and was educated at Queen's Royal College, Port of Spain, and . His award-winning The Humming-Bird Tree was first published in 1969, and in 1992 was made into a BBC film shot in Trinidad.

Ian McDonald was born in Trinidad and was educated at Queen's Royal College, Port of Spain, and Cambridge University, where he earned his BA Honours degree in History, and later his MA. TT junior tennis champion for many years, he played at Wimbledon, captained for Cambridge, and was Guyana's 1957 Sportsman of the Year. In 1955 he joined British Guiana's Booker Group and made his career in the sugar industry until retiring as Director of Marketing and Administration for GuySuCo in 1999.

Ian Mcdonald Hello Ungod by Anthony Mcneill Straight Seeking by Anthony Mcneill The Boat Builder by Mark Mcwatt Lady Northcote by Mark Mcwatt A Man In The . Series: Caribbean Writers Series.

Ian Mcdonald Hello Ungod by Anthony Mcneill Straight Seeking by Anthony Mcneill The Boat Builder by Mark Mcwatt Lady Northcote by Mark Mcwatt A Man In The House by Mark Mcwatt Stone by Mark Mcwatt Homeland by Pauline Melville Honor Maria by Pauline Melville Stonebridge Park Estate by Pauline Melville Preface by Ras Michael Judgement Day by Rooplall Monar Koker by Rooplall Monar.

The Humming-Bird Tree (Macmillan Caribbean Writers).

The Humming-Bird Tree by Ian McDonald (Paperback, 2004). Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Authors : McDonald, Ian. Title: The Humming-Bird Tree (Macmillan Caribbean Writers). Title : The Humming-Bird Tree (Macmillan Caribbean Writers). Publisher : Macmillan Caribbean. Product Category : Books.

The Hummingbird Tree book. See a Problem? We’d love your help. Alan was too young to understand why his parents preferred him. Details (if other): Cancel.

Find nearly any book by Ian Mcdonald. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9780575052987 (978-0-575-05298-7) Softcover, Trafalgar Square, 1992.

The Hummingbird Tree is a film directed by Noella Smith and starring Patrick Bergin, Niall .

The Hummingbird Tree is a film directed by Noella Smith and starring Patrick Bergin, Niall Buggy and Sunil Ramjitsingh. It was filmed in Trinidad and Tobago in 1992 by the BBC. The script of the movie, by Jonathan Falla, was based on the book The Hummingbird Tree, written by Ian McDonald (Guyanese writer) and first published by Heinemann (publisher) in 1969. The book was republished by Macmillan Publishers in 2004. Set in 1946 in Trinidad. Tells the story of the friendship between Alan, the 12-year-old son of well-off Catholic parents, and Jaillin and Kaiser, two local East Indian children.

There are four obvious themes that bring out McDonald's critique of the Trinidadian society at this time: Love, Interracial friendships, Loyalty and Obligation. Post-Colonial Caribbean society inhibit the protagonist, Alan from being his own individual/himself by preventing him from freely sharing in love and friendship with Jaillin and Kaiser.

Humming Bird Tree (Caribbean Writers) (The humming-bird tree is a Trinidadian symbol of the Gard. McDonald, Ian Archie was born on April 18, 1933 in St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Son of John Archie and Thelma Camilla (Seheult) McDonald. arrived in Guyana, 1955. Bachelor in History with honours, Cambridge (England) University, 1954.

This novel looks at a childhood spent in Trinidad.
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