Michael Anthony

in Mayaro, Trinidad and Tobago
February 10, 1932


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Considered one of Trinidad’s foremost historians,
Anthony travelled to England in 1955, where he
worked in factories and as a telegraphist. His
literary career began with contributions to the
magazine Bim. His first novel, The Games Were
Coming, was published in 1963; his most famous,
The Year in San Fernando, in 1965. Other writings
include short collections Cricket in the Road (1973),
Sandra Street and Other Stories (1973) and The Chieftain’s
Carnival and Other Stories (1993), where each story is
based on significant events in Trinidad’s history.
Much of his work after 1975 consists of historical
research into his native isla

Average rating: 4.04 · 1,751 ratings · 158 reviews · 108 distinct worksSimilar authors
Green Days by the River (Ca...

4.08 avg rating — 991 ratings — published 1967 — 6 editions
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The Year in San Fernando

3.95 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 1965 — 5 editions
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Cricket in the Road

4.14 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1973 — 3 editions
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Games Were Coming

4.04 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1963 — 4 editions
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All That Glitters

3.89 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1983 — 5 editions
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In the Heat of the Day

4.15 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Port-of-Spain in a World at...

4.24 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2008
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First in Trinidad

4.08 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2000
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Towns and Villages of Trini...

4.22 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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V is for Vegetables: Inspir...

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“A book is from your heart and mind, it is your love put to words.”
Michael Anthony

“Awareness Increases Success”
Michael Anthony, The Mental Keys For Success In Sales

“My heart was burning for home. For a moment I felt like crying out, but at the moment of greater pain my mother's voice came back to me. It was as if she was here and talking, Stay and take an education, boy. Take it in, That's the main thing.”
Michael Anthony, The Year in San Fernando

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