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Natives of My Person

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A compelling novel of slavery and colonialism
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 1st 1991 by University of Michigan Press (first published January 1st 1971)
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Natives of My person by George Lamming

George Lamming, born in Barbados on 8 June 1927, is an author of West Indian literature. Lamming comes not only to writing of the West Indian psyche, but of humans in general. Despite critics' accusations of using his novels as soapboxes from which he preaches his Marxist ideology, Lamming's efforts to tie together collective history through the shared humanity of his characters ensure that his novels remain skillfully crafted and multifaceted.
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George Lamming was born in the Caribbean island of Barbados on June 8, 1927. He attended The Combermere School which has produced other Barbadian literary icons including Frank Collymore and Austin Clarke. He left that island for Trinidad in 1946, teaching school until 1950. He then emigrated to England where, for a short time, he worked in a factory. In 1951 he became a broadcaster for the BBC Co ...more
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