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In The Atlantic Sound Caryl Phillips explores the complex notion of what constitutes 'home'. Seen through the historical prism of the Atlantic Slave trade, he undertakes a personal quest to come to terms with the dislocation and discontinuities that a diasporan history engenders in the soul of an individual. Philips journeys from the Caribbean to Britain by banana boat, repeating a journey he made to England as a child in the 1950s. He then visits three pivotal cities: Liverpool, developed on the back of the slave trade, ...

The Atlantic Sound 2001, Vintage, New York

ISBN-13: 9780375701030

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The Atlantic Sound 2001, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099429968

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The Atlantic Sound 2000, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375401107

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The Atlantic Sound 2000, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571196203

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