Dominica The Dark Island

Author: Michael Tritico
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475924232
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Dominica The Dark Island from the Author: Michael Tritico. Shortly after gaining independence from Britain, the island nation of Dominica implemented a farsighted policy protecting most of its biologically diverse rainforest as a national preserve. Former US Park Service Naturalist Michael Tritico traveled to Dominica intent on resting from his highly stressful confrontations in Louisiana’s ecological wars in hope of working as a volunteer in the new Dominican Park Service. Unfortunately, and unknown to him, people allegedly working for the Ku Klux Klan had also planned to travel from Louisiana to Dominica, though their intentions were much less benign. They had a plan for capturing the island, a scheme called Operation Red Dog. Although the invaders were stopped in New Orleans, US officials had alerted Dominican authorities to be on the lookout for any possible terrorists who might have slipped through the American dragnet. Michael was faced with these bizarre circumstances immediately after landing on the island. Despite interrogations and cryptic warnings from both Dominican and American officials, he attempted to pursue his original plans, experiencing grand moments during his nine days there, such as a beautiful tour of the Indian River and the island’s first nocturnal zombie hunt. In this memoir, he recalls his time on the island and reflects on what it has to offer, considering his misadventures to be a divinely orchestrated episode meant to draw attention to a potential model the island of Dominica provides.

Adventure Guide To Dominica And St Lucia

Author: Lynne M. Sullivan
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 9781588433930
Size: 60.59 MB
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Adventure Guide To Dominica And St Lucia from the Author: Lynne M. Sullivan. Dominica is unique in that it was never farmed over; it remains jungled-covered and mountainous. St Lucia is more developed, but is breathtaking in its beauty. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - gives the reader a solid knowledge of each destination and its people.

The Rough Guide To The Caribbean

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1405384476
Size: 25.82 MB
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The Rough Guide To The Caribbean from the Author: Rough Guides. From diving in the Virgin Islands to Trinidad’s Carnival celebrations, The Rough Guide to the Caribbean explores all the best to see and do in this exotic region. Discover lively capital cities, colonial towns and remote, unspoiled beaches with the essential travellers’ companion. Featuring detailed historical and practical information on the entire region, the guide also has a full-colour introduction with stunning photography, plus over 100 detailed maps covering over 50 islands! There are hundreds of accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as practical information for countless adventures sports, from scuba-diving off the Cayman Islands to hiking in Trinidad. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Caribbean.

Dominica And St Lucia

Author: Lynne M. Sullivan
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 1588432610
Size: 17.46 MB
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Dominica And St Lucia from the Author: Lynne M. Sullivan. Publisher Fact Sheet A paradise for nature-lovers, Dominica has thick forests, towering mountains, aquamarine seas, & hundreds of waterfalls & hot springs -- plus the last refuge of the Carib Indians. St. Lucia is among the lushest & most beautiful of the Caribbean islands and, as in Dominica, the residents speak English. Island accommodations are often secluded hideaways popular with honeymooners & naturalists.

The Volcanic Geology Of The Mid Arc Island Of Dominica

Author: A.L. Smith
Publisher: Geological Society of America
ISBN: 0813724961
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The Volcanic Geology Of The Mid Arc Island Of Dominica from the Author: A.L. Smith. "Using results from geological mapping, detailed stratigraphy, mineral chemistry, and geochemistry, the authors have developed a model to explain characteristics of Dominica not seen on many island arcs worldwide. The model suggests that during the Pleistocene partial melting of the island-arc crust generated a single magma body of batholithic proportions beneath the island"--Provided by publisher.


Author: Paul Crask
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
ISBN: 9781841622170
Size: 63.84 MB
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Dominica from the Author: Paul Crask. The complete travel guide exploring every aspect of the Caribbean island of Dominica, with particular appeal to eco-tourists and watersports enthusiasts with plenty of information on cultural aspects of the island.

Phyllis Shand Allfrey

Author: Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813522654
Size: 72.94 MB
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Phyllis Shand Allfrey from the Author: Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert. Phyllis Shand Allfrey is the first biography of one of the Caribbean's most intriguing writers and politicians. Allfrey (1908-1986) is best known as the author of The Orchid House, a fictionalized account of her early life that was turned into a highly acclaimed film for British television. Born to a prominent family of formerly wealthy sugar planters in Dominica, Allfrey followed an unexpected path: a rising novelist (who is often paired with Jean Rhys in critical discussion) and Fabian socialist in England and the United States, she returned to Dominica to organize the peasantry and estate workers into the island's first political party. Ostracized by the white elite into which she was born, she led the Dominica Labour party to power and became the West Indian Federation's only woman (and only white) minister, only to find herself expelled from the party when the rise of black nationalism made it expedient. The biography recreates Allfrey's life as it unfolds against the background of twentieth-century Caribbean political and literary history, from the decline of the planter class through the rise of party politics and the efforts to join the anglophone West Indies into a federation, to the troubled sixties and seventies, decades marked by racial violence and the emergence of the former British territories from colonial control. This volume includes five autobiographical stories that have long been out of print.