Author: Tatiana Lobo
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9930519106
Category: Fiction
Page: 270
View: 9471
En la década de los ochenta del siglo pasado, compré una casita modesta en Playa Chiquita de Puerto Viejo de Limón, Costa Rica. Entonces no había electricidad ni agua potable, lo que me obligaba a llevar un estilo de vida elemental y austero, compensado por la grandiosidad del mar Caribe frente a mis ojos. En ese lugar de infinita paz y maravilloso silencio escribí esta novela. Tengo con las tertulias de mis vecinos -como la familia Downer que todavía vive ahí- y con el comisariato de Manuel León una muy merecida e impagable deuda de gratitud. Tatiana Lobo

Calypso Iii: La Última Misión

Portadores Y Mensajeros De La Alegría Perfecta
Author: Carlos Hoyos Tello ofs
Publisher: Palibrio
ISBN: 1506525415
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 420
View: 2338
Este libro habla sobre la Alegría Perfecta. La Alegría Perfecta es la serenidad que surge cuando después de orar y de luchar con todas nuestras fuerzas por aquello que pensamos correcto y adecuado, aceptamos con humildad el resultado, sabiendo que es la voluntad de Dios para nosotros. Esta paz sólo surge cuando en el pasado hemos experimentado que Dios es suficientemente poderoso para intervenir y cambiar el curso de la historia si Él así lo quiere. Esta paz sólo surge cuando hemos puesto todo nuestro esfuerzo por hacer aquello que pensamos era lo correcto. Pero si después de orar y de luchar incansablemente las cosas no salen como uno las hubiera anhelado o querido, el permanecer serenos y en paz, eso es la Alegría Perfecta, así como lo captó San Francisco de Asís. La vivencia y el anuncio de la Alegría Perfecta es la Revolución que el mundo necesita. Los verdaderos revolucionarios serán aquellos hombres que se vuelvan Portadores y Mensajeros de la Alegría Perfecta.

Carnival, Canboulay and Calypso

Traditions in the Making
Author: John Cowley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521653893
Category: Music
Page: 312
View: 5786
Starting from the days of slavery and following through to the first decades of the twentieth century, this book traces the evolution of Carnival and secular black music in Trinidad and the links that existed with other territories and beyond. Calypso emerged as the pre-eminent Carnival song from the end of the nineteenth century and its association with the festival is investigated, as are the first commercial recordings by Trinidad performers. These featured stringband instrumentals, 'calipsos' and stickfighting 'kalendas' (a carnival style popular from the last quarter of the nineteenth century). The emphasis of the book is on history, and great use is made of contemporary newspaper reports. colonial documents, travelogues, oral history and folklore, providing an authoritative treatment of a fascinating story in popular cultural history.

Classroom Calypso

Giving Voice to the Voiceless
Author: Winthrop R. Holder
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820451374
Category: Education
Page: 370
View: 5417
What happens when teachers -relinquish the authority of truth providers-? Ninth grader Sasha Pringle, one of the student voices in "Classroom Calypso, " asserts that such a self-effacing posture empowers students by -releasing the writer within, - thereby fostering a critical, creative, and reflective disposition. Winthrop R. Holder re-represents students not as marginalized beings merely absorbing information but as subjects taking center stage and inscribing themselves into history. On their literary pilgrimage seeking self-knowledge, students, employing tale-telling, recast their classroom as a symposium - a place where popular culture orchestrates the discourse. This is an invaluable book for educators, parents, and anyone interested in understanding and facilitating the voices of urban youth."


The Hideaway
Author: Dawna Flath
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1525523163
Category: Fiction
Page: 176
View: 1671
Calypso follows the passion of a heart and finds Cassidy's heart calling out for love. Calypso, an unembodied voice, comes to her just when she needs her the most. Cassidy finds herself drawn into an ethereal romance, and without any doubt, she follows, wanting her fairy tale man. Hayden seems to be just that. Hayden, a confidant, single man who is damn good at romancing any woman, and he knows he is damn good at it, isn't about to give in to a mystical voice telling him what to do. He enjoys being single but from the moment he looks into Cassidy's eyes, there is a sensual fire that begins to burn between them and it is impossible to ignore. There is something pulling them together and the attraction is undeniably and soulfully seductive. Calypso works to bring their love together without disregarding their free will, she allows them to choose their love for each other, but will Hayden see his love for Cassidy before it is too late.


You Never Know How Strong You Are Until Being Strong Is the Only Option You Have.
Author: Sabah Ahsan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477122575
Category: Fiction
Page: 217
View: 7695
Calypso was ten years old when she fi rst fell in love. Her and Aristons love story started on a holiday in France. But circumstances are not on their side resulting in them drifting apart. Eight years have passed, will destiny let them meet again? Tamara missed Ariston. The hope of meeting him again is the only thing that keeps her going, the thing that stops her from losing her mind. Apart from him, no-one could ever understand what Tamara went through that night, not a day goes by without her recollecting her fathers death as they all called it. But does she know better? Well what if you were the one who witnessed what really happened Is everyone as they seem or is there something more than meets the eye?


Author: Bien Eli Nillos, MD
ISBN: 1257659588
Page: N.A
View: 3750


Author: Ben Cero
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450292666
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
View: 4271
When a rich, white American yachtsman is indicted for murder of a local black launch-tender in the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent a conservative news commentator stirs up a media circus by championing the yachtsman and criticizing the weakness of the case with tactics that demean the local prosecutor. Facing worldwide embarrassment and condemnation for indicting the yachtsman without substantive evidence, the prosecutor engages an investigator to bolster his charge. That man, a retired New York City detective had been cruising the archipelago in his refurbished 32-foot sailboat. Born in the Bronx of Puerto Rican parents the 51-year-old ex-cop pugnaciously probes every avenue relative to the case in his determination to clear the case and prove he deserves accolades the deputy commissioners of the NYPD denied him. Not withstanding the lack of physical evidence, he utilizes street smarts along with natural intelligence and twenty-eight years of cop experience to connect the killing to diamond smuggling. But unable to unequivocally connect the yachtsman to the suspected diamond smugglers, the detective worries that he railroads an innocent fellow American. On the other hand, having suffered as the victim of bigotry for much of his life, as well as treated as an inferior by the affluent and influential, he is tempted to partake of the sweet taste of payback. Steadily increasing antagonism developing between the cocky ex-cop and the stuffy prosecutor (steeped in pedantic English tradition) complicates working arrangements. But that doesn’t deter the ex-cop, whose unwavering investigation leads to rooting out a shrewd but cold-hearted Armenian and his cohorts: a robust Jamaican and a shifty Frenchman. Along the way the ex-cop encounters a foxy local gal who lights all of his fi res. But all too often her self-suffi ciency and individualism, as well as oft-times cankerous attitude, culminates in a rocky, while torrid, relationship.


Author: Bob Orr
Publisher: Auckland University Press
ISBN: 1869406826
Category: Poetry
Page: 88
View: 683
Following his very popular collection Valparaiso, poet Bob Orr presents his new book Calypso. Orr's poems have a wistful yet forceful beauty, presenting images with depth, colour, light, and the narrative drive and cadences of a true storyteller. In the first of Calypso's four sections, 'Purple Octopus', the poet guides us on a voyage though space and time from Troy to Waiheke to San Francisco to Spain, through poems in which everything - clouds, ants, trains, winds, kites - and everyone are travelling, but only some are lost. In 'Seven Songs and an Anchor' Calypso sings of desks, chairs, bookshelves, typewriters, the ordinary things of the world made extraordinary. In the third section, he writes movingly of his family and his past with great simplicity and feeling. Finally, in 'Cicada Summer', Orr closes with short, intensely New Zealand lyrics combining the everyday with a visionary sense of mystery and wonder. Written under the twin auspices of Bob Dylan ('While calypso singers laugh at them and fishermen throw flowers') and Lord Byron ('But not in silence pass Calypso's isles'), and encountering en route writers as diverse as Homer, Lorca, Blaise Cendrars and Apollinaire, Calypso is an entrancing new collection from Bob Orr.

Night Calypso

Author: Lawrence Scott
Publisher: Allison & Busby
ISBN: 0749017570
Category: Fiction
Page: 464
View: 1634
LONGLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 1938 is a tumultuous year on the small Trinidadian island of El Caracol, which houses a leper colony and a convent. In the sultry heat of the dry season a young orphan, Theo, is sent to live with the island’s doctor, Vincent Metivier. The doctor knows little of Theo’s past, only that it has been troubled and that he now needs love and attention. As Theo settles into the rhythm of life in El Caracol, he begins to unburden himself of his demons. Every night, he sleeptalks his own strange, disturbing calypso about his childhood. Vincent listens and, gradually, learns what demons still haunt the boy’s mind. And as his friendship with the passionate, unpredictable nurse Sister Weil intensifies, Vincent finds his settled life spirally dangerously out of control, as war in Europe looms on the horizon. A richly sensual, heartfelt novel, Night Calypso is the work of one of the world’s most imaginative writers.

Calypso Magic

Author: Catherine Coulter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101550872
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
View: 1639
While visiting London, a beautiful young woman becomes homesick for the West Indies. Unfortunately, her only available chaperone for the perilous journey is her rakish hot-tempered cousin...

Calypso Drift

Author: Steinberg Henry
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1493154648
Category: Music
Page: 433
View: 3607
Steinberg Henry has composed for us this magical island adventure into song. It is made up of 14 segments and 119 chapters integrating leaps in consciousness, methods and disciplines with skill surprising. Calypso Drift passes by way of an island Parliament, Dread/Rastafari, memorable black-sand beaches, religious systems, the KwÉyòl language business, high-school learning remembrances, a touch of Kalinago sensibility and, American song selections on Caribbean radio in the 70s and 80s. The text leaps to record seven years of Dominican Calypso lyrics, contributing in the process to archiving an island's history. Calypso Drift implores us to listen again to warnings of our song-poets. This is a book for lovers of Calypso globally, one for culture enthusiasts. Those embracing entertainment education, history and the arts in general should find its methods provocative. Students in the natural and social sciences can comfortably uncover themselves herein. And most of all, musicians, song-writers, composers and performers of Calypso find space in its consuming fire. Drift, globality is inside!

Calypso's Promise

Author: Nicholas Gerassimakis
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 145027465X
Category: Fiction
Page: 232
View: 6898
It is 1922 when Jonas Knight, a seventy-year-old self-made millionaire begins an expedition to find a mysterious cave that he feels holds the secret to what he has been seeking his entire life eternal youth. Known for his energy and vitality, Knight is aware his time on earth is running out as he embarks on a relentless search for a way to cheat death. After uncovering the history of two rival kings one of whom supposedly discovered a fountain of youth Knight heads to a Greek island where he hopes to find the fountain, which was reported to have been lost forever. After he accidentally slips and plunges into an ancient cave, he is exposed to a plant that can reverse the aging process. Suddenly, his team of scientists learns both the benefits and the problems that accompany the ability to live multiple life cycles. Decades later, Mike Andros is a renowned investigative report and author who is on a fast track to self-destruction. Events beyond his control create a new destiny that leads him straight to the same Greek island, where he soon makes a discovery that has the potential to change the future of mankind.

Red Calypso

The Grenadian Revolution and Its Aftermath
Author: Geoffrey Wagner
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 9780895267733
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
View: 8614
Red Calypso tells the story of Grenada's fall to Marxist tyranny and the United States' rescue of the island from a violent and fanatical government. When Maurice Bishop took over the government of Grenada establishing a one-party state on Leninist principles, he did not know that he would one day fall victim to his own machinery. The terror, corruption, and absurdity of Bishop's regime have never been described so vividly as in this eye-witness account which analyses the brief experiment in Grenadian communism and the American invasion which ended it.

Conquering Calypso

When the Answer Is Cancer
Author: Laura Janca
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490752536
Category: Self-Help
Page: 252
View: 5965
This is my story and journal of my experience with breast cancer. I started journaling about it shortly after I was diagnosed, knowing that this journey was going to be a long one. The journey was actually a blessing in many ways, so I don't think of it as a negative experience. It was just one of the many experiences in life that make you who you are. I had great support, a positive attitude, and a sense of humor. In other words, I was well armed for the battle!

Lobster Calypso

Author: David Andrews
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595355668
Category: Fiction
Page: 284
View: 8105
Stunning rumours of a fabulous hidden treasure convulse the Caribbean as a long forgotten terror 'Pegasus' returns. Determined to escape the rat race, Brett Wrelton is offered the yacht of his dreams in return for six months work. Joy turns to despair as the assignment turns into a nightmare, involving him in drug smuggling, murder, conspiracy and betrayal. Lobsters being used for smuggling is something almost beyond comprehension, yet is explained in brilliant detail as the dramatic chase through Asia, Scotland and Antigua unfolds. Great mystery surrounds 'Pegasus'. Who or what is this? Trying to unravel this gripping suspense is breathtaking as the deadly secret is revealed with its power to change history. Every chapter is suffused with travel, adventure and action. The many twists and turns keep everyone guessing, right up to the cliffhanger ending. Stunning, intriguing and impossible to put down 'A real nail biting page turner, well written and packed with action, adventure, suspense and keeps us guessing right up until the stunning climatic end.' -Wendy Anne Lake, Fiction & Non Fiction Writer ' It's fast, it's exciting, it's full of good ideas. One of the basic premises, the treasure hunt is outstanding ' -John Trenhaile, Author of The Man Called Kyril, The Mahjong Spies etc

Telemachus in the Island of Calypso. A Ballet in Three Act

Author: Jean Dauberval (M., pseud. van Jean Bercher)
Publisher: N.A
Page: 22
View: 1547

Curry Goat and Calypso

And Other Short Stories
Author: Subba Rao
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479722758
Category: Nature
Page: 430
View: 8663
In the collection of short stories entitled "Curry Goat and Calypso," the author assumes the name of Juggernaut in exploring his thoughts and experiences from living and travelling in India, Trinidad, Jamaica and the United States. For example, in India Juggernaut explores the culture of Baba and idol worship; in Trinidad and Jamaica the easy going life style; in the United States the practices in the animal and yellow grease recycling business. In some stories, Juggernaut expresses his anguish over the bizarre sounding names given in the past to some tropical fruit and vegetable plants that now needs renaming to reflect their true identity. A wide range of subject matter on local culture and practices was covered in the stories always trying to find some humor to entertain the readers.

The Calypso Directive

A Biomedical Thriller
Author: Brian Andrews
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: 161145767X
Category: Fiction
Page: 337
View: 9551
“A smart, hard-driving thriller” about genetic exploitation and biomedical ethics from the Wall Street Journal–bestselling coauthor of Tier One (Grant Blackwood, New York Times–bestselling author). For one hundred and fifty-five days, Will Foster has been locked in medical quarantine without his consent. The doctors claim he is infected with a deadly virus—but that is a lie. Encoded in his DNA is a mutation that provides immunity from disease for all who possess it, source code that Vyrogen Pharmaceuticals aims to commercialize as a multi-billion-dollar gene therapy. Against all odds, Foster escapes his laboratory prison and steals a virulent strain of bubonic plague as insurance. To help unravel the mystery inside him, Foster contacts the only person he can trust: a former lover and microbiologist living in Vienna. But soon the two become fugitives, hunted across Europe. Under the guise of averting a plague pandemic, Vyrogen hires an elite, underground think tank to track down Foster. But the brilliant team discovers something unexpected—the ugly side of multinational pharmaceutical competition—and must choose between serving their client and saving Foster. Brian Andrews’s debut thriller deftly explores the issues of genetic exploitation and piracy with nonstop suspense, unforgettable characters, and riveting biomedical detail—and sets the stage for further Think Tank adventures.

The Modern Calypso, Or, Widow's Captivation

A Novel
Author: Mrs. Ross
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
View: 4054