The White Man in the Tree : And Other Stories (Paperback)

Author: Kurlansky, Mark

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"The White Man in the Tree" is a comedy of cultural misunderstandings set in the Caribbean, New York, and Paris, a novella and eight stories about people who, because of their differences, misjudge each other. Whether it is a sophisticated European filmmaker, an ambitious young black Haitian woman, a promising politician obsessed with women''s feet, or a fish-out-of-water rabbi in search of a kosher chicken in Curacao, each of Kurlansky''s characters engages us with impulses and interactions that are by turns comic, insightful, and poignant. "The White Man in the Tree" is an affectionate portrait of a unique society, where Europe, America, Africa, and Asia meet Latin America.


Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9780671036065
SKU 30801129
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0671036068
Release Date 7/3/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0336
Publisher Washington Square Press
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