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  • Publisher : Abacus
  • Release : 28 May 2019
  • ISBN : 0349141894
  • Page : 260 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 41 voters

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'Sedaris is the premier observer of our world and its weirdnesses' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt 'He's like an American Alan Bennett' Guardian A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 'Entrancing . . . This book allows us to observed not just the nimble-mouthed elf of his previous work, but a man in his seventh decade expunging his darker secrets and contemplating mortality . . . The brilliance of David Sedaris's writing is that his very essence, his aura, seeps through the pages of his books like an intoxicating cloud, mesmerising us so that his logic becomes ours' Alan Cumming, Scotsman If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself. With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny - it's a book that can make you laugh 'til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris's writing has never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk and love a good tumour joke. Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet - and it just might be his very best.

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Calypso

Calypso
  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Abacus
  • Release Date : 2019-05-28
  • ISBN : 0349141894
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'Sedaris is the premier observer of our world and its weirdnesses' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt 'He's like an American Alan Bennett' Guardian A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 'Entrancing . . . This book allows us to observed not just the nimble-mouthed elf of his previous work, but a man in his seventh decade expunging his darker secrets and contemplating mortality . . . The brilliance of David Sedaris's writing is that his very essence, his aura, seeps through the

Creepy Crawly Calypso

Creepy Crawly Calypso
  • Author : Tony Langham
  • Publisher : Barefoot Books
  • Release Date : 2005-05
  • ISBN : 1902283465
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First comes the spider, banging steel drums.

Carnival, Canboulay and Calypso

Carnival, Canboulay and Calypso
  • Author : John Cowley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 0521653894
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This book traces the evolution of Carnival in Trinidad and beyond, using fascinating documentary evidence.

Classroom Calypso

Classroom Calypso
  • Author : Winthrop R. Holder,Winthrop Holder
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0820451371
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What happens when teachers «relinquish the authority of truth providers»? Ninth grader Sasha Pringle, one of the student voices in Classroom Calypso, asserts that such a self-effacing posture empowers students by «releasing the writer within, » thereby fostering a critical, creative, and reflective disposition. Winthrop R. Holder re-represents students not as marginalized beings merely absorbing information but as subjects taking center stage and inscribing themselves into history. On their literary pilgrimage seeking self-knowledge, students, employing tale-telling, recast their classroom as a

Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad, 1912-1962

Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad, 1912-1962
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-05-11
  • ISBN : 9781476619316
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Calypso, with its diverse cultural heritage, was the most significant Caribbean musical form from World War I to Trinidad and Tobago Independence in 1962. Though wildly popular in mid-1950s America, Calypso--along with other music from "the island of the hummingbird"--has been largely neglected or forgotten. This first-ever discography of the first 50 years of Trinidadian music includes all the major artists, as well as many obscure performers. Chronological entries for 78 rpm recordings give bibliographical references, periodicals, websites and the recording

Calypso

Calypso
  • Author : Dawna Flath
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release Date : 2018-04-20
  • ISBN : 9781525523168
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Calypso follows the passion of a heart and finds Cassidy's heart calling out for love. Calypso, an unembodied voice, comes to her just when she needs her the most. Cassidy finds herself drawn into an ethereal romance, and without any doubt, she follows, wanting her fairy tale man. Hayden seems to be just that. Hayden, a confidant, single man who is damn good at romancing any woman, and he knows he is damn good at it, isn't about to give

Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso

Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso
  • Author : Timothy Dodge
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781498530996
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Between 1945 and 1965 rhythm and blues artists made dozens of recordings incorporating West Indian calypso. This book draws musical and cultural connections that make the case for recognizing the significance of West Indian calypso in the history of African American popular music.

Calypso Drift

Calypso Drift
  • Author : Steinberg Henry
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-01
  • ISBN : 9781493154647
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Steinberg Henry has composed for us this magical island adventure into song. It is made up of 14 segments and 119 chapters integrating leaps in consciousness, methods and disciplines with skill surprising. Calypso Drift passes by way of an island Parliament, Dread/Rastafari, memorable black-sand beaches, religious systems, the KwÉyòl language business, high-school learning remembrances, a touch of Kalinago sensibility and, American song selections on Caribbean radio in the 70s and 80s. The text leaps to record seven years of

Tractebal Calypso Pipeline Project

Tractebal Calypso Pipeline Project
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : NWU:35556034588053
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Calypso and Other Poems

Calypso and Other Poems
  • Author : John Bernard O'Hara
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1912
  • ISBN : WISC:89000118299
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The Dead Calypso

The Dead Calypso
  • Author : Louis Alexander Robertson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1901
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B273040
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Calypso

Calypso
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106019369260
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Jacques Cousteau's Calypso

Jacques Cousteau's Calypso
  • Author : Jacques Cousteau,Alexis Sivirine
  • Publisher : Harry N Abrams Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1983
  • ISBN : UOM:39015006372091
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A study of Cousteau's specially designed ship "Calypso" details the vessel's technical modifications, and equipment and discusses Cousteau's diverse scientific expeditions and investigations

Calypso from France to Trinidad

Calypso from France to Trinidad
  • Author : Roaring Lion (Musician)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • ISBN : UTEXAS:059172109760288
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Sail, Calypso!

Sail, Calypso!
  • Author : Adrienne Jones
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1968
  • ISBN : UCAL:B3406881
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Two boys conquer their resentment of the other's claim to an abandoned sailboat when they realize it will require combined efforts to make it sail again.