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Texaco

A Novel

by Patrick Chamoiseau

  • 311 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • French (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Martinique,
  • Women planners

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7698928M
    ISBN 100679432353
    ISBN 109780679432357
    OCLC/WorldCa34984265

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And so he is lead to Marie-Sophie Laborieux, the ancient keeper of Texaco's history, who invites her guest to take a seat and begins the true story of all that is to be lost. Texaco is a creole masterpiece.5/5(1). 'One of the major fictional achievements of our century' The Times On the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique, squats a shanty town.

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And so he is lead toBrand: New Beacon Books. Set in the Caribbean, this novel tells the story of a grim, poverty-stricken shanty town (named after the nearby oil depot) on the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique.

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Now Marie-Sophie is Texaco's protectress as well/5(). Get this from a library. Texaco. [Patrick Chamoiseau; Rose-Myriam Réjouis; Val Vinokur] -- A novel of Martinique through the eyes of its people.

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