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Books by Four Authors Living in United States Carry Us Across Borders

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&raquo Download Audio(mp3) By Doreen Baingana 2006-10-15 Welcome to THIS IS AMERICA, in VOA Special Eng

for his third book, he wrote a story based on the relationship between cuban revolutionary jose marti and a guatemalan woman. the book is called "the divine husband: a novel."

francisco goldman has also written for magazines like the new yorker and harper's magazine. he says reporting and storytelling are not very different for latin american writers. he has written both ways about the same issues. these include the war in guatemala in the nineteen eighties. mister goldman says he writes to try to find the truth.

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jamaica kincaid

jamaica kincaid is another writer who sets most of her stories in another country. her books are set on a caribbean island nation similar to her native antigua. mizz kincaid was born in nineteen forty-nine. her parents named her elaine potter richardson. she left antigua when she was seventeen. she changed her name as an adult when she began writing in new york.

jamaica kincaid took care of other people's children in new york and went to school. later, she wrote for magazines. she wrote for the new yorker for twenty years.

jamaica kincaid published her first book, called "at the bottom of the river," in nineteen eighty-three. this collection of short stories is about a young girl growing up in the caribbean. the book was praised for its musical writing style and intense emotion.

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