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Brother / David Chariandy.

By: Chariandy, David John, 1969- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018Description: 180 pages : 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1635572045; 9781635572049.Subject(s): Brothers -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Canada -- Fiction | Trinidadians -- Canada -- Fiction | Canadian fiction -- 21st century | Race relations -- Fiction | Nineteen nineties -- FictionGenre/Form: Novels.DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: "A heartbreaking and profound story about the love that exists between brothers and the senseless loss of lives cut short with the shot of a gun. Michael and Francis are the bright, ambitious sons of Trinidadian immigrants. Coming of age in The Park, a cluster of houses and towers in the disparaged outskirts of a sprawling city, the brothers battle against the careless prejudices and low expectations that confront them on a daily basis. While Francis dreams of a future in music, Michael's dreams are of Aisha, the smartest girl in their school, whose eyes are firmly set on a life elsewhere. But the bright hopes of all three are violently, irrevocably thwarted by a tragic event."--Provided by publisher.
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"A heartbreaking and profound story about the love that exists between brothers and the senseless loss of lives cut short with the shot of a gun. Michael and Francis are the bright, ambitious sons of Trinidadian immigrants. Coming of age in The Park, a cluster of houses and towers in the disparaged outskirts of a sprawling city, the brothers battle against the careless prejudices and low expectations that confront them on a daily basis. While Francis dreams of a future in music, Michael's dreams are of Aisha, the smartest girl in their school, whose eyes are firmly set on a life elsewhere. But the bright hopes of all three are violently, irrevocably thwarted by a tragic event."--Provided by publisher.

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