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  • Published: Sep 01, 2015
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Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an au pair for Lewis and Mariah and their four children. Lewis and Mariah are a thrice-blessed couplehandsome, rich, and seemingly happy. Yet, alomst at once, Lucy begins...

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9783810510433
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English
Pages
152
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Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an au pair for Lewis and Mariah and their four children. Lewis and Mariah are a thrice-blessed couplehandsome, rich, and seemingly happy. Yet, alomst at once, Lucy begins to notice cracks in their beautiful facade.

With mingled anger and compassion, Lucy scrutinizes the assumptions and verities of her employers world and compares them with the vivid realities of her native place. Lucy has no illusions about her own past, but neither is she prepared to be deceived about where she presently is. At the same time that Lucy is coming to terms with Lewiss and Mariahs lives, she is also unravelling the mysteries of her own sexuality.

Gradually a new person unfolds passionate, forthright, and disarmingly honest. In Lucy, Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new character possessed with adamantine clearsightedness and ferocious integritya captivating heroine for our time. Lucy, a teenager from the West Indies, comes to America to work as an aupair for Lewis and Mariah and their four childrenthe perfect American family.

Almost at once, Lucy begins to notice cracks in their beautiful facade, and bitterly compares them with the vivid realities of her native country.

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A few words about book author

Kincaid was born in St. Johns, Antigua. Her books include At the Bottom of the River, Annie John, Lucy, A Small Place, The Autobiography of My Mother, My Brother, My Garden (Book), Mr. Potter, Talk Stories, a collection of New Yorker writings, and My Favorite Plant, a collection of writings on gardens which she edited.

In 2000 she was awarded the Prix F√©mina √Čtranger for My Brother. She lives with her family in Vermont. past, but neither is she prepared to be deceived about where she presently is. At the same time that Lucy is coming to terms with Lewiss and Mariahs lives, she is also unravelling the mysteries of her own sexuality.

Gradually a new person unfolds passionate, forthright, and disarmingly honest. In Lucy, Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new character possessed with adamantine clearsightedness and ferocious integritya captivating heroine for our time. Lucy, a teenager from the West Indies, comes to America to work as an aupair for Lewis and Mariah and their four childrenthe perfect American family.

Almost at once, Lucy begins to notice cracks in their beautiful facade, and bitterly compares them with the vivid realities of her native country.

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