The Polished Hoe

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A mesmerising novel of love, freedom, and retribution set in the Caribbean. It is 1952 on the Caribbean island of Bimshire. Mary-Mathilda - mistress of plantation manager Mr Bellfeels and mother of his only son - summons the police to confess to a murder. Told over a single night, her story recounts a lifetime of sacrifice within a society drenched in racist oppression, climaxing in a brutal revenge. The Polished Hoe is the winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Canada?Giller Prize and Ontario?Trillium Book Award.

Polished Hoe 2005, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, New South Wales

ISBN-13: 9780732281069

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The Polished Hoe 2004, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060557621

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The Polished Hoe 2004, Tindal Street Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780954130381

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Polished Hoe 2004, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, New South Wales

ISBN-13: 9780732281076

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The Polished Hoe 2003, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060555658

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The Polished Hoe 2003, Thomas Allen & Son, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9780887621345

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The Polished Hoe 2002, Thomas Allen Publishers, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9780887621109

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