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Title The dragon can't dance : a novel / Earl Lovelace.
Author Lovelace, Earl, 1935-
Publication New York : Persea Books, 1998.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 240 pages ; 21 cm
Call # FIC LOVELACE
Note "Originally published in England by André Deutsch Ltd., London, in 1979"--Title page verso.
Summary In Trinidad the martial arts dancer, Aldrick Prospect, fights the commercialization of the Mardi Gras carnival. Sick to see the country's traditions destroyed-- warrior contests have been replaced by games for tourists-- he joins a coup d'etat, serves a stint in jail and never dances again.
Contents Queen of the Band -- The Princess -- The Dragon -- The Bad John -- The Spectator -- A Call to the Dragon -- Norman 'Tex' at the Carnival Fete -- To Be Dragon and Man -- Ash Wednesday -- Friends and Family -- The New Yard -- Outcasts -- The Dragon Dance -- Prison Dance -- The Dragon Can't Dance -- The Shopkeeper -- The Calypsonian.
Subject Carnival -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Port of Spain -- Fiction.
Poor -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Port of Spain -- Fiction.
Trinidadian and Tobagonian fiction.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Fiction.
Carnival. (OCoLC)fst00847651
Poor. (OCoLC)fst01071040
Trinidadian and Tobagonian fiction. (OCoLC)fst01156765
Trinidad and Tobago. (OCoLC)fst01211577
Trinidad and Tobago -- Port of Spain. (OCoLC)fst01309987
Genre Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Bildungsromans.
ISBN 0892552344 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780892552344 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0892552727 (pbk.)
9780892552726 (pbk.) :

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