Miguel Street

Miguel Street

Book - 2002
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To the residents of Miguel Street, a derelict corner of Trinidad's capital, their neighbourhood is a complete world, where everybody is quite different from everybody else. There's Popo the carpenter, who neglects his livelihood to build "the thing without a name;" Man-man, who goes from running for public office to staging his own crucifixion; Big Foot, the dreaded bully with glass tear ducts; and the lovely Mrs. Hereira, in thrall to her monstrous husband. Their lives (and the legends their neighbours construct around them) are rendered by V. S. Naipaul with Dickensian verve and Chekhovian compassion in this tender, funny novel.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2002, c1987
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed. --
ISBN: 9780676975635
0676975631
Branch Call Number: FIC/NAI 4565 1

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