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Caryl Phillips

Caryl PhillipsBorn: 13-Mar-1958
Birthplace: St. Kitts, British West Indies

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Crossing the River

    University: BA, Queen's College, Oxford University (1979)
    Professor: English, Amherst College (1994-98)
    Professor: English, Barnard College (1998-2005)
    Professor: English, Yale University (2005-)

    Royal Society of Literature
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1992

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Author of books:
The Final Passage (1985, novel)
A State of Independence (1986, novel)
The European Tribe (1987, travelogue)
Higher Ground (1989, novel)
Cambridge (1992, novel)
Crossing the River (1993, novel)
The Nature of Blood (1997, novel)
The Atlantic Sound (2000, nonfiction)
A New World Order (2001, essays)
A Distant Shore (2003, novel)
Dancing in the Dark (2005, novel)

Wrote plays:
Strange Fruit (1981)
Where There is Darkness (1982)
The Shelter (1984)

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