Home Is an Island: A Novel

Alfred Lewis

Anno: 2012
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 208 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 235 x 159 mm
  • EAN: 9781933227368
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Originally published by Random House in 1951, Home Is an Island is an autobiographical novel about boyhood on the Azores during the early twentieth century. Set in the mid-Atlantic, halfway between Portugal and the United States, Home Is an Island captures the simple, pastoral life in a village of the Old World where the popular imagination is permeated by the wonders of America and its promise of wealth and opportunity. This book will appeal to readers interested in America in the literary imagination, island literature, Portuguese-American literature, and Diaspora studies.