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Dominican Republic

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The Devil Behind the Mirror, Globalization And Politics in the Dominican Republic

CRB219
Steven Gregory
University of California Press
2006
298
0520249291
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Gregory adeptly explores the impact of globalization on the lives of the people of the Dominican Republica in this moving history.
$31.95

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

Rough Guide Dominican Republic

CRB90
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2014
320
1409353125
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A quirky, comprehensive guide to Dominican Republic.
$22.99

Dominican Republic Adventure Map

CRB93
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566952344
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided full color map of the Dominican Republic at a scale of 1:450,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Bradt Guide Dominica

CRB209
Paul Crask
Bradt Publications
2016
288
1784770310
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, detailed guide to traveling in Dominica in the British series, with excellent coverage of natural history, cultural events, snorkeling and diving and other adventure activities.
$25.99

Dominican Republic in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture

CRB88
David Howard
Interlink Publishing Group
1999
100
1566562430
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent overview of Dominican Republic from an unabashedly left-leaning perspective.
$12.95

Lonely Planet Dominican Republic & Haiti

CRB89
Leah Gordon, Scott Doggett
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1742204422
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Dominican Republic and Haiti features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$22.99

A Brief History of the Caribbean, From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present

CRB38
Jan Rogozinski
Plume
2000
324
0452281938
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Written for a scholarly audience, this concise history presents the full sweep of Caribbean geography, culture and commerce from aboriginal inhabitants through European colonization and modern developments.
$20.00

A Continent of Islands, Searching for the Caribbean Destiny

CRB12
Mark Kurlansky
Da Capo Press
1992
324
0201622319
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully observed social history of the Caribbean by a far-ranging journalist and favorite author. Kurlansky has a knack for honing in on the small details that make the Caribbean culturally unique, offering frank insight on music, religion, healthcare and the influence of the United States.
$17.95

A Small Place

CRB03
Jamaica Kincaid
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2000
81
0374527075
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
Antigua-born Kincaid meditates on the politics, history and culture of the islands in these remarkable short essays. A useful antidote to the usual fun-in-the-sun approach of the local tourist office, the book shines a light on the poverty, corruption and startling beauty of the Caribbean.
$13.00

A Traveller's History of the Caribbean

CRB42
James Ferguson
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
320
1566562821
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise history of the Caribbean Islands, beginning with a description of their formation and geologic attributes, carrying through to the first civilizations in the region, and ending with the modern tourism boom.
$14.95

Caribbean Literature And the Environment, Between Nature And Culture

CRB216
Elizabeth Deloughrey (Editor)
University Press of Virginia
2005
303
0813923727
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This collection of 18 essays reflects on the relationship between humans and natural history in the Caribbean, putting into consideration its troubled history and the effects that tourism and globalization have had on the region.
$32.50

Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola

CRB46
Michele Wucker
Hill and Wang
2000
304
0809097133
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of the historic tensions between two countries which share a single island but are divided by history, language, race and class.
$22.00

Easy in the Islands, Stories

CRB78
Bob Shacochis
Grove Press
2004
214
0802140599
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of short stories and one of the most evocative depictions of daily life on the islands. Shacochis's characters, from islanders to interlopers, ring true. His writing is a graceful tribute to the music, politics and cultural quirks of the Caribbean.
$13.00

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

CRB213
Junot Diaz
Riverhead Books
2008
368
1594483299
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The Dominican-born New Yorker's long-awaited multi-layered tale of the hopes and dreams and tumult of the hugely overweight, hopelessly confused young New Jerseyite of the title. Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize.
$16.00

Wide Sargasso Sea

CRB21
Jean Rhys
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
176
0393352560
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic novel by Dominican-born Jean Rhys, steamy both in its lush, tropical setting and in its plot, imagines the encounter between Edward Rochester and his mad wife -- a riveting prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.
$14.95

Thousand-Mile Song

NAT144
David Rothenberg
Hachette
2010
304
0465018890
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Musician-naturalist Rothenberg jams with cetaceans from the Caribbean to the Arctic in this exuberant chronicle of the rich underwater universe of whales. Audio CD included.
$18.00

Wild Caribbean, The Hidden Wonders of the World's Most Famous Islands

CRB206
Michael Bright
Yale University Press
2007
224
0300125496
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Nicely illustrated, this companion book to the BBC series on the natural history of the Caribbean includes an overview of the plants, animals and underwater life of the islands from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago.
$25.00

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Caribbean

DIV11
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
2000
LB-1100
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient double-sided plastic card showing 75 reef fish of the Caribbean.
$7.50

Reef Fish Identification Caribbean

DIV03
Paul Humann
New World Publications
2014
548
1878348574
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This definitive guide for underwater enthusiasts features 670 stunning color photographs of all the fishes of the tropical Atlantic. Now in its fourth edition.
$44.95

Reefcomber's Guide, Caribbean

DIV46
Idaz Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1982
LB-1101
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This double-sided laminated card depicts fish, corals and other invertebrates of the Caribbean.
$7.50

Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life

DIV02
Paul Humann
New World Publications
1995
80
1878348108
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Humann's compact guide illustrates Caribbean fishes, corals, invertebrates and plants commonly encountered in shallower water.
$14.95

Watching Giants, The Secret Lives of Whales

OCE130
Elin Kelsey
University of California Press
2008
304
0520249763
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Kelsey's highly personal introduction to the culture, behavior and ecosystems of whales brims with vitality and funny anecdotes. She also discusses the human impact on underwater ecosystems.
$42.00

Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals of the World

FG62
Hadoram Shirihai, Brett Jarrett (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2006
320
0691127573
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This eye-catching Princeton Field Guide by Shirihai and illustrator Jarrett is noteworthy for its 450 excellent color photographs, range maps and text, all bundled in a compact package.
$24.95

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Coral Reef Fishes

DIV05
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Princeton University Press
2002
400
0691089957
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact handbook features 2,500 illustrations of shallow-water fishes around the world.
$24.95

From Columbus to Castro, The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969

CRB10
Eric Williams
Vintage Books
1984
576
0394715020
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the Caribbean from first European contact to the turbulent 1960s.
$19.00

Shanties from the Seven Seas

CRB13
Stan Hugill
Mystic Seaport Museum
1994
416
0913372706
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
An eclectic collection of traditional songs published by the Mystic Seaport Museum. The Caribbean, in particular, has a long history of pirates, buccaneers and whaling that is reflected in these sailors' songs.
$23.95

Don't Stop the Carnival

CRB18
Herman Wouk
Back Bay Books
1999
395
0316955124
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
For a sense of life in the Caribbean, we recommend this humorous tale of Norman Paperman, a middle-aged American running a hotel on the fictional island of Amerigo.
$16.00

At the Bottom of the River

CRB19
Jamaica Kincaid
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2000
82
0374527342
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Ten short stories capturing the essence of Jamaica Kincaid's childhood in Antigua. Originally published in the New Yorker, the collection evokes the rhythms of work and play in the Caribbean.
$13.00

A House for Mr. Biswas

CRB20
V.S. Naipaul
Vintage Books
2000
564
0375707166
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Naipaul's comic masterpiece. Described as Dickensian in scope, it tells the story of an outsider struggling to find a place for himself in the complex society of Trinidad.
$16.95

The Modern Caribbean

CRB23
Franklin Wright, Colin Palmer
University of North Carolina Press
1989
382
0807842400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A collection of 13 essays by diverse authors in the field of Caribbean studies -- a thorough examination of Caribbean history and cultures.
$45.00

Reef Creature Identification

DIV08
Paul Humann
New World Publications
2002
448
1878348310
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An excellent photographic guide to common invertebrates of Caribbean.
$44.95

Reef Coral Identification

DIV09
Paul Humann
New World Publications
2013
270
1878348329
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An invaluable reference featuring 530 color photographs.
$39.95

Marine Invertebrates of Florida, the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Caribbean

DIV12
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
LB-1102
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient double-sided plastic card showing 61 invertebrates of the Caribbean.
$7.50

Under the Black Flag, The Romance and Reality of Life Among the Pirates

CRB35
David Cordingly
Random House
2006
296
081297722X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meet Blackbeard and Captain Kidd along with lesser-known rogues and brigands in this rip-roaring portrait of pirates of the Caribbean.
$17.00

Middle Passage

ATL02
Charles Johnson
Scribner
1998
224
0684855887
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Winner of the National Book Award, this historical novel, set in 1830, is the richly imagined tale of a recently freed slave in New Orleans who signs aboard a square-rigger bound for Africa.
$15.00

The Pyrates

CRB39
George MacDonald Fraser
Lyons Press
2011
416
0762774312
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Fraser shows his usual high-voltage mix of research and verve in this swashbuckling tale including a cast of thousands, a deliciously absurd plot and absolute historical accuracy.
$16.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes

FG24
C. Lavett Smith
Alfred Knopf
1997
720
067944601X
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A photographic guide to coral reef fishes found in the Caribbean, Florida, the Bahamas and Bermuda.
$25.95

The Reverse of the Medal

ATL04
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
287
0393309606
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In book 11 of the Aubrey and Maturin series, Captain Jack and his surgeon/naturalist sidekick Stephen Maturin head from Barbados through the Caribbean across the Atlantic to the Azores and their old stomping grounds in London (where 2/3 of the novel is set).
$15.95

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

CRB44
Bartolome de las Casas, Nigel Griffin (Translator)
Penguin
1992
143
0140445625
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A graphic chronicle of human rights abuses and an appeal to the conscience of Spain written in 1542 by a witness.
$15.00

About This Life, Journeys on the Threshold of Memory

GEN42
Barry Lopez
Random House
1999
273
0679754474
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A collection of essays on far-flung travels -- both actual and internal -- by the wonderful writer and traveler. Lopez includes Galapagos, Hokkaido, Bonaire and Antarctica among the thoughtful essays.
$16.00

The Slave Trade, The True Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1440-1870

USS29
Hugh Thomas
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1999
912
0684835657
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A monumental scholarly history of the Atlantic slave trade that thrived between Africa, Europe, and the Americas. With anecdotes and statistics, Thomas analyzes this grim historical period, paying particular attention to political and economic aspects of the slave trade.
$27.00

Down Time, Great Writers on Diving

DIV40
Ed Kittrell (Editor), Casey Kittrell (Editor), Jim Kittrell (Editor)
Independent Publishers Group
1998
262
0965834441
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A diverse anthology on the experience, pleasures and peril of diving by great writers, including Diane Ackerman and William Beebe. A thoughtful collection that communicates the rewards of being underwater.
$15.95

A High Wind in Jamaica

CRB57
Richard Hughes
NYRB
1999
290
0940322153
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The thrilling novel of a group of children who set off to England on a pirate ship after their home in Jamaica is destroyed by a hurricane.
$14.95

The Rastafarians

CRB61
Leonard E. Barrett
Beacon Press
1997
328
0807010391
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The 20th anniversary edition of this classic, comprehensive study of the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians.
$21.00

Puerto Rico, The Trials of the Oldest Colony in the World

CRB64
Jose Trias Monge
Yale University Press
1999
288
0300076185
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An account of Puerto Rico's troubled 500-year history and relationship with the United States.
$29.00

A Naturalist's Guide to the Tropics

CON17
Marco Lambertini, John Venerella (Translator)
University of Chicago Press
2000
338
0226468283
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide to the natural history of the tropical latitudes.
$34.00

Islands in the Stream

CRB71
Ernest Hemingway
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1997
448
0684837870
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway's story of artist and adventurer Thomas Hudson in the Caribbean.
$18.00

Light Action in the Caribbean

CRB74
Barry Lopez
Alfred Knopf
2001
162
0679754482
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of short stories from the author of the National Book Award-winning, Arctic Dreams.
$12.00

A Trip to the Beach

CRB75
Melinda Blanchard, Robert Blanchard
Crown
2001
304
060980748X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The delightful first-person account of a couple from Vermont starting a hotel in Anguilla, complete with the usual frustrations, delays, joys -- and a hurricane.
$15.00

My Favorite Plant, Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love

GEN126
Jamaica Kincaid (Editor)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1998
329
0374281939
HARD COVER
Anthology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An anthology of essays on plants and gardening from contemporary authors as well as luminaries of the past. This handsome, little book features selections by (among many others) D.H. Lawrence and William Carlos Williams.
$20.00

If I Could Write This in Fire, An Anthology of Literature from the Caribbean

CRB77
Pamela Maria Smorkaloff
New Press
1996
384
1565841824
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A diverse and serious minded anthology of Caribbean fiction.
$18.95

The Seasons of Beento Blackbird

WAF42
Akosua Busia
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
367
0671014099
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A provocative novel dissecting the issues of marriage and African identity by the daughter of a former Ghanaian prime minister.
$24.95

Caribbean

CRB82
James Michener
Random House
2005
688
0812974921
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The sweeping, compulsively readable saga of the Caribbean, chock-full of historical detail.
$20.00

Drown

CRB91
Junot Diaz
Riverhead Books
1997
208
1573226068
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of 10 stories from a young Dominican-American writer.
$16.00

Creole Folktales

CRB124
Patrick Chamoiseau (Introduction), Linda Coverdale (Translator)
New Press
1997
113
1565843967
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An anthology of classic Creole Folklore.
$13.95

A Photographic Guide to Birds of the West Indies

CRB127
Allan Sander, G. Michael Flieg
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2000
144
0883590506
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact shirt-pocket guide. With a map of the islands and 300 color photographs.
$15.95

The Four Voyages

CRB129
J. M. Cohen (Translator), Christopher Columbus
Penguin
1992
320
0140442170
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Christopher Columbus's own accounts of his monumental discoveries.
$17.00

Resort to Murder, A Henrie O. Mystery

BRM11
Carolyn G. Hart
Avon Books
2002
336
0380807203
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Another Henrie O. mystery; this time that aging sleuth finds herself enmeshed in the roiling waters of intrigue and murder at a Bermuda hotel.
$6.99

Eastern Caribbean Cruise Tour Guide

CRB135
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
2000
2
0961143827
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy guide and booklet that unfolds to a six-foot-long full color map. It features historical background, visitor attractions and maps of all the islands from Puerto Rico to Trinidad.
$15.95

Voodoo, Search for the Spirit

CRB147
Laennec Hurbon, Lory Frankel (Translator)
Harry N. Abrams
1995
175
0810928574
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A lavishly illustrated pocket-encyclopedia of voodoo traditions in West Africa and America.
$12.95

Tar Baby

CRB150
Toni Morrison
Random House
2004
305
1400033446
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Morrison departs from her usual stateside setting and sets this fury of a novel on a rich American couple's island refuge in the Caribbean. This unflinching novel is menacing, beautiful and richly developed.
$15.00

Krik? Krak!

CRB152
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage Books
1996
224
067976657X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These stories are all set in Danticat's native Haiti.
$14.95

Collected Poems 1948-1984

CRB153
Derek Walcott
Noonday Press
1987
500
0374520259
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The St. Lucia-born Nobel laureate writes boggling, complicated, richly rhythmical poems, which owe much to the oral traditions of his boyhood.
$22.00

The Last of the African Kings

CRB154
Maryse Conde, Richard Philcox (Translator)
University of Nebraska Press
1997
204
0803263848
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The tale of one Caribbean family -- and the wages of colonialism.
$14.95

Solibo Magnificent

CRB155
Patrick Chamoiseau, Val Vinokurov (Translator), Rose-Myriam Rejouis (Translator)
Vintage Books
1999
208
0679751769
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first novel by Martinican author Chamoiseau takes place in Fort-de-France and is a riot of language and history -- a riff on the storyteller's art, a comment on the perils of writing down stories that were previously said or sung and a lament for the passing of storytellers everywhere.
$15.95

The Island

CRB158
John Edgar Wideman
National Geographic
2003
192
0792265335
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Wideman explores the Creole experience and heritage in the Caribbean in this slim travelogue, which sends him to Martinique.
$20.00

National Geographic Caribbean

CRB159
Matt Propert, Nick Hanna
National Geographic
2016
400
1426217099
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guidebook to islands of the Caribbean, published by National Geographic in their attractive, visual style. The guide features plenty of photographs, maps of the individual islands, and good information on history, nature, culture, and travel.
$27.99

Birds of the West Indies

CRB161
Herbert Raffaele
Princeton University Press
2003
216
069111319X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A magnificently illustrated guide, featuring 86 color plates, range maps, and island checklists. Includes the endemic species of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Jamaica and other islands.
$24.95

In Search of Robinson Crusoe

PAC130
Tim Severin
Hachette
2003
352
0465076998
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A quest to find the real seafarer that inspired Defoe's fictional hero is the motivation behind this unusual travelogue.
$16.95

The Enigma of Arrival, A Novel

GBR456
V.S. Naipaul
Vintage Books
1988
0394757602
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This autobiographical novel conjures Naipaul's dual homes on Trinidad and England, as well as his feelings of cultural detachment and alienation in a haunting series of ruminations.
$17.00

Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories

CRB166
Stewart Brown (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2002
472
0192802291
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A strikingly diverse collection of contemporary tales, richly rewarding. The contributors include Gabriel Garcia Marquez, V. S. Naipaul, Patrick Chamoiseau and Edwidge Danticat alongside lesser known writers.
$29.95

The Pirate Hunter

CRB167
Richard Zachs
Hyperion
2003
426
0786884517
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Zachs captures the treachery and temptation of the high seas in this lively biography of Captain Kidd, a gentleman and New Yorker.
$15.99

The Sea-Hawk

CRB168
Rafael Sabatini
W. W. Norton & Company
2002
400
0393323315
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A swashbuckling tale of pirates on the Spanish Main, rich in treachery, romance and chivalry.
$23.95

Caribbean Islands Explorer Map

CRB175
Ocean Explorer Maps
Ocean Explorer Maps
2003
1
0954371704
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, full-color visitor's map in the growing series of Ocean Explorer maps. Featuring The Lesser Antilles, Jamaica, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Turks and Caicos, Martinique, Dominica and Virgin Islands.
$12.95

A Guide to the Coral Reefs of the Caribbean

CRB176
Mark D. Spalding, Sylvia Earle (Introduction)
University of California Press
2004
0520244052
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A diver's guide and atlas of coral reefs of the Caribbean.
$34.95

General History of the Pyrates

OCE89
Daniel Defoe
Dover Publications
1999
733
0486404889
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1724, Defoe's rich history captures the life and lore of early 18th century pirates.
$22.95

The Loss of El Dorado, A Colonial History

CRB178
V.S. Naipaul
Vintage Books
2003
376
1400030765
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Naipaul's trenchant history of the early years of Trinidad under the Spanish, French and British.
$17.00

Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives

OCE94
David Cordingly
Random House
2007
0375758720
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A fascinating survey of women who went to sea, as wives, crossdressing cabin boys or even lighthouse keepers, during the age of sail.
$17.00

Chanteying Aboard American Ships

GEN363
Frederick Pease Harlow, Glenn Grasso (Introduction)
Mystic Seaport Museum
2004
272
0939511010
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A classic collection of American sea shanties, originally compiled by Frederick Pease Harlow, a late 19th-century sailor, and brought back into print by the Mystic Seaport Museum.
$19.95

Admiral of the Ocean Sea, A Life of Christopher Columbus

NAM39
Samuel Eliot Morison
Little Brown and Company
1991
680
0316584789
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An award-winning biography.
$30.99

Empire of Blue Water

CRB204
Stephan Talty
Crown
2008
352
0307236617
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Awash with bloody battles, political intrigue and an incredible epoch-ending natural disaster, this is the real-life story of Henry Morgan, the legendary pirate of the Caribbean.
$16.00

Tide Running

CRB205
Oonya Kempadoo
Beacon Press
2004
215
0807083739
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An atmospheric novel of life in the rural Caribbean, set on Tobago.
$18.00

A Caribbean Mystery

CRB207
Agatha Christie
William Morrow & Company
2011
216
0062073680
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Miss Marple solves a series of mysterious deaths on the Caribbean island where she is vacationing in this Agatha Christie classic, originally published in 1964.
$13.99

For Kids

How Tia Lola Came to Stay

USE226
Julia Alvarez
2002
112
0440418704
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A ten-year-old is visited by his colorful Dominican aunt.
$6.99

The Cay

CRB172
Theodore Taylor
2002
137
0440416639
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A classic tale about a boy's adventures in the Caribbean during WWII.
$6.99

Cayman Gold, Lost Treasure of Devils Grotto

CRB192
Richard Trout
Pelican Publishing Company
2005
212
158980323X
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
While visiting the Cayman Islands with their parents, the three MacGregor kids dive deep into a plot involving modern-day pirates in pursuit of long lost treasure in this first novel in the action-packed, fact-filled, techno-thriller MacGregor Family Adventure Series.
$15.95

Girl Overboard

DIV51
Aimee Ferris
Penguin Putnam
2007
224
0142407992
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Studying abroad on a yacht in the Caribbean is a dream come true for aspiring marine biologist Marina, but leaving behind her boyfriend proves to be more of a challenge.
$7.99

The Usborne Official Pirate's Handbook

CRB202
Sam Taplin
2007
80
0794514634
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A humorous but factual account of how to become a pirate for young readers.
$12.99