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Antonia saw the oryx first

a novel
  • 296 Pages
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Soho , New York, N.Y
Women, White -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction, Tanzania -- Fi

Places

Tan

Statementby Maria Thomas.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.H5735 A5 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2737084M
ISBN 100939149028
LC Control Number86031570

Antonia Saw the Oryx First book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Though American, Dr. Antonia Redmond is African-born and /5. Maria Thomas wrote three books: Antonia Saw the Oryx First (), Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage (), and African Visas (), all originally published by Soho Press.

She died in a plane crash in Ethiopia in while accompanying Author: Maria Thomas. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Soho, ; s.l.: Serpent's Tail, Description: pages cm.

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Antonia Saw the Oryx First provides strong images of the wreck left behind from British colonialism earlier in the century. The story is complex as it contrasts the thinking and values of a white women doctor trained in the modern ways with that of young black woman with a traditional and sincere gift for healing.

Maria Thomas wrote three books: Antonia Saw the Oryx First (), Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage (), and African Visas (), all originally published by Soho Press. She died in a plane crash in Ethiopia in Antonia saw the oryx first book accompanying Pages: Hi.

My name is Antonia Small. I go by "Toni" mostly.

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CONSCIOUS AMERICAN ROOTS: Paul Metcalf reviews The Leafless American and Other Writings by Edward Dahlberg. By the author of Antonia Saw the Oryx First comes a book of characters who, for their own personal reasons, come to Africa and find not the exotic retreat they imagined but a country where reality shines even more harshly.

Soho Press is a New York City-based publisher founded by Juris Jurjevics and Laura Hruska in and currently headed by Bronwen Hruska.

It specializes in literary fiction and international crime series. Other works include published by it include Young Adult imprint Soho Teen, which focuses on YA mysteries and thrillers. Soho Press releases an average of 90 titles per y of origin: United States.

Antonia Saw the Oryx First (African Trilogy): ISBN () Softcover, Soho Press, Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage, and Other Stories. Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage, and Other Stories Maria Thomas (Antonia Saw the Oryx First lived for 12 years, absorbing every nuance, it seems, of land and language.

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Fourteen rather curt stories about exiles, malcontents, adulterers, and losers stranded in modern Africa, from the author of last year's Antonia Saw the Oryx First.

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Antonia Saw the Oryx First is a profound exploration of personal and cultural identity, love and leave-taking. Genre: Literary Fiction Used availability for Maria Thomas's Antonia Saw the Oryx First. Her novel "Antonia Saw the Oryx First" () starts "Like an African, the white doctor came to work on foot." Advertisement: This is the power of fiction: It Author: Wendy Belcher.

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by Anita Brookner. work - 9. Belcher has a real stake in Africa; it goes as deep as identity. She shows, in the beauty and sadness, in all the contradictions that accumulate around the plight of the whole continent, reflections of our own trouble, and the awakening of consciousness.” Maria Thomas, author of Antonia Saw the Oryx First.

THE MARIA THOMAS FICTION AWARD, first presented inis named after the novelist Maria Thomas [Roberta Worrick (Ethiopia –73)] who was the author of the well-reviewed novel Antonia Saw the Oryx First, and two collections of short stories, Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage: And Other Stories and African Visas: A Novella and Stories.

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