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by Merle Hodge

Author: Merle Hodge
Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Language: English
Publisher: Peter Smith Pub Inc (January 31, 2003)
Category: For children
Rating: 4.9
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Merle Hodge was born in 1944, in Curepe, Trinidad, the daughter of an immigration officer. To date, Merle Hodge has written two novels: Crick Crack, Monkey (1970) and The Life of Laetitia, which was published more than two decades later, in 1993.

Merle Hodge was born in 1944, in Curepe, Trinidad, the daughter of an immigration officer. She received both her elementary and high-school education in Trinidad, and as a student of Bishop Anstey High School, she won the Trinidad and Tobago Girls' Island Merle Hodge (born 1944) is a Trinidadian novelist and critic. Her 1970 novel Crick Crack, Monkey is a classic of West Indian literature.

Merle Hodge (born 1944) is a Trinidadian novelist and critic. Merle Hodge was born in 1944, in Curepe, Trinidad, the daughter of an immigration officer. She received both her. She received both her elementary and high-school education in Trinidad, and as a student of Bishop Anstey High School, she won the Trinidad and Tobago Girls' Island Scholarship in 1962.

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From Trinidadian writer Hodge, a novel with an authentic taste of Caribbean culture and several serious themes. The many colorful details of island life enrich the narrative without interrupting its flow; the dialogue incorporates some lilting island patois, mostly clear in context. Laetitia (& 12, has passed the exams for the distant secondary school, but the honor is overshadowed by the necessity of leaving the wise grandparents who raised her and moving to town to live with a self-important father she hardly knows.

This book was very good. It was about a girl, Laetitia (pronouced La-tee-sha) who lives in the islands. A very moving book! Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 20 years ago. I thought that "For the life of Laetitia" was an excellent book

This book was very good. Sh got exepted in a secondary school, and lives with her father. Great Book! Published by Thriftbooks. I thought that "For the life of Laetitia" was an excellent book. I really got into the story and when her father started to get nasty I really wanted to meet him and slap him! My favourite part must have been when she got to go home with her grandmother and grandfather. But I also liked reading about the fun that her and Anjanee had. I was so upset when Anjanee died.

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Sourced quotations by the Trinidadian Novelist Merle Hodge (born in 1944). Crick crack, monkey (1970). For the Life of Laetitia (1993). Crick crack, monkey: roman trinidadien (1982). AWS CWS Resource Pk 4th and 5th Frm (1986). Trinidadian Novelist Quotes.

As the first in her family to go to secondary school, a young girl struggles with a variety of problems, including a cruel teacher and a difficult home life with her father and stepmother