The Stolen Cascadura

The Stolen Cascadura Beverley-Ann Scott
  • Title: The Stolen Cascadura
  • Author: Beverley-Ann Scott
  • ISBN: 9781434332875
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Stolen Cascadura Beverley-Ann Scott The Stolen Cascadura Eddy is an ambitious teenager He attends one of the most prestigious boy s colleges on the island and has big dreams The only problem is that he lives on the Beetham and to be from the Beetham in Tri
    Eddy is an ambitious teenager He attends one of the most prestigious boy s colleges on the island and has big dreams The only problem is that he lives on the Beetham, and to be from the Beetham in Trinidad society means that you would always be considered the lowest of the low, no matter what you do The stigma of crime, drugs, violence and poverty would always be associEddy is an ambitious teenager He attends one of the most prestigious boy s colleges on the island and has big dreams The only problem is that he lives on the Beetham, and to be from the Beetham in Trinidad society means that you would always be considered the lowest of the low, no matter what you do The stigma of crime, drugs, violence and poverty would always be associated with people from that area Being the best friend of the son of one of the richest and most influential men in the business world certainly does not help The two are like brothers until Brian almost loses his life and the hand of money hungry kidnappers Brian s mother Sally tries desperately to salvage a marriage that is already beyond repair Her husband s infidelity is not as frightening to her as the thought of her becoming a divorcee Matt defines who she is in the world and without her identity as his wife, life could become unbearable However she slowly discovers that infidelity has its own vicious consequences Jesse Guevara is the eldest of five and the daughter of simple Santa Cruz Valley farmers She is smart and beautiful and her teachers at St Joseph s Convent believe that she will be able to get a scholarship Lisa is her best friend and although faced with the challenge of living with an alcoholic replacement for her father, never loses her joie de vivre Jesse, Brian, Eddy and Lisa are all from different backgrounds and different socioeconomic status However, when the lives of these four young people and their families collide through circumstance, their vulnerability is revealed and their secrets exposed Each of them discovers that there is something they hold dear to their hearts Something that once stolen can never be replaced.
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    1. WHEN I HEARD FROM A BOCAS LIT FEST PODCAST THAT THE STOLEN CASCADURA WAS THE MOST POPULAR RENTAL AT THE LOCAL LIBRARY, I HAD TO FIND OUT WHY.Although the book s cover seemed a bit DIY and less than inviting, I overcame my prejudice and took it home.After reading the first few chapters, I understood why Beverley Ann Scott s book transfixed local readers Firstly, it s an ambitious novel written from an omniscient narrative perspective.It s a story with several narratives, a spider web of bacchanal [...]

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    2. The Stolen Cascadura held my interest throughout It s a drama that gives us a raw look at Trinidad society, through the stories and interactions of the characters The book is set in the early noughties and captures everything we Trinidadians wish we could wave away magically about our country, using a fast paced story that left me finding empathy for every main character.Much of the plot is driven by the main characters who are all young people, Form Six students at the so called prestige school [...]

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    3. I ve always wondered about the lives of the people living in Laventille, Trinidad Beverley Ann Scott, author of The Stolen Cascadura , has definitely placed me in the middle of real time north Trinidad My very first local novel and I must say it was a very good read, with enough drama to keep me interested in knowing what s next.I would recommend this book to all Trinbagonians and anyone interested in knowing the way of life for many of the faces you walk past everyday on the tiny island of Trin [...]

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    4. Has anything in Trinidad really changed over the past ten years From the on campus residents of the University of Woodford Square to the pipers rummaging through garbage bins located a stone s throw away from Charity buildings and Beetham residents pillaging for what they believe is rightfully theirs Will anything in Trinidad change in the next ten years Somehow Beverly Ann Scott has managed to encompass undeniable realities, that we all have either witnessed or experienced whilst in Trinidad, i [...]

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    5. Totally enjoyed this book well done Beverly my Caribbean authors are right up there among the best

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    6. Any Trini will be able to relate to this book Jesse reminded me of Toysie in Beka Lamb though

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