The Book of Color

The Book of Color

A Novel

Book - 1996
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Random House, Inc.
In the late 19th century, an English missionary arrives on a remote island in the Indian Ocean, intent on wiping our fornication among the natives. Instead he incurs a curse that strikes first his dark-skinned wife, then his son and grandson. But is the curse supernatural--or a white man's guilty fascination with an alien new world? "A hypnotic, cryptic, haunting exploration of the power of memory."--Boston Globe.

Baker & Taylor
Growing up on an island off the coast of Mauritius, a missionary's young son is sent to England to stay with his troubled mother and becomes a rigid minister whose own son battles seemingly inherent family demons. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996, c1995
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed
ISBN: 9780679758372
Branch Call Number: PR6052.L3413 B66 1996
Fiction Blackburn
Characteristics: 175 p. ; 20 cm


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