Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Prospero's daughter : a novel / Elizabeth Nunez.

Nunez, Elizabeth. (Author). Vance, Simon. (Added Author).
Image of item

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780792746577 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792746570 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 30 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2006.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.:
Peter Gardner, a white scientist from England, is exiled after performing dangerous experiments on patients. He flees with his beautiful young daughter, Virginia, to the Caribbean, where he raises her in isolation among few people-all natives. One of those natives is Carlos, a young boy of mixed-race. Virginia and Carlos develop a forbidden friendship, which later blooms into a love that binds them above all cultural, racial, and paternal resistance. This is a touching love story and a haunting coming-of-age tale.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Human experimentation in medicine > Fiction.
Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Scientists > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Exiles > Fiction.
Caribbean Area > Fiction.
Genre: Love stories.

Additional Resources