The Sly Company of People Who Care

The Sly Company of People Who Care

In flight from the tame familiarity of home in Bombay, a twenty-six-year-old cricket journalist chucks his job and arrives in Guyana, a forgotten colonial society of raw, mesmerizing beauty. Amid beautiful, decaying wooden houses in Georgetown, on coastal sugarcane plantations, and in the dark rainforest interior scavenged by diamond hunters, he grows absorbed with the fantastic possibilities of this new place where descendants of the enslaved and indentured have… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 26, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

Awards: Ondaatje Prize 2012 winner


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