The Coconut Latitudes

The Coconut Latitudes

Secrets, Storms, And Survival In The Caribbean

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"The Coconut Latitudes" is a memoir about a childhood in paradise, a journey into unexpected misery, and a twisted path to redemption and truth. Leaving a successful career in the U.S., a father makes the fateful decision to settle his wife and two young daughters on an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic. He plants ten thousand coconut seedlings and declares they are the luckiest people alive. In reality, the family is in the path of hurricanes and in the grip of a brutal dictator. Against a backdrop of shimmering palms and kaleidoscope sunsets, a crisis causes the already fragile family to implode. "The Coconut Latitudes" is a haunting, lyrical memoir of surviving a reality far from the envisioned Eden, the terrible cost of keeping secrets, and the transformative power of truth and love." -- back cover
Publisher: Berkeley, California : She Writes Press, ©2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781631529016
1631529013
Characteristics: [218] pages : illustration, map ; 21 centimeters

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