The Wonder That Was Ours

The Wonder That Was Ours

A Novel

Book - 2018
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Wynston Cleave, a black taxi driver on a small Caribbean island, spent years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of the death of a wealthy white tourist. Finally released, he tries to piece his life together working as a bartender and reading literary classics to the unruly cockroaches infesting his taxi. On the anniversary of his arrest, Wynston picks up two white Americans just kicked off a cruise ship. The next day, the ship reports a deadly viral outbreak. As the tourist economy collapses, the island succumbs to riots and a devastating spiral of violence, and Wynston's fate becomes entwined with that of three strangers.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2018
ISBN: 9781945814600
Branch Call Number: Fiction Hatcher
Characteristics: pages cm

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