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The book of ifs and buts

  • 314 Pages
  • 2.66 MB
  • English
Vintage Canada , Toronto, ON
Immigrants -- Fic
StatementRabindranath Maharaj.
SeriesVintage tales
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M344 B66 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 314 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3648300M
ISBN 100676974473
LC Control Number2002489021

A The book of ifs and buts book of short stories centering on the theme of immigration, by a Trinidadian-Canadian author, The Book of Ifs and Buts is in turn funny, sad, and disconcerting.

Because, with the exception of "The Journey of Angels," about an Armenian gardner who starts a new life in Brooklyn after his wife leaves him for his employer, the stories are all so short, it's hard to get a solid sense of /5(2). *To purchase, click The Book of Ifs and Buts.

Also available as an eBook, Vintage Canada (May, ) ISBN: (X) * To purchase, click eBook link. About the book From the publisher: “These stories tell the experience of immigrants. The Book of Ifs and Buts by Rabindranath Maharaj,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(16).

Book Reviews. The Book of Ifs and Buts. by Rabindranath Maharaj. Rabindranath Maharaj has already published three well-received books of fiction, including The Interloper, a story collection nominated for the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book. But while this collection of eight stories and a novella has some lovely moments, too many.

"For so long I imagined I was making some long journey which would make sense when I had reached the end, but now I realize there are no journeys, just imprints in other people's dusty footsteps." &#; from Journey of AngelsRecognized for his first collection of short fiction, The Interloper, wit.

Kicking Ifs and Buts About the Book. The words if and but are two very small words, but they are loaded with fear and doubt. They are very prominent in the vocabulary of many people who find themselves running on a wheel like a hamster, going nowhere.

It’s time to face your fears head on, stop hiding in your shell like a turtle, and tap. The Ifs and Buts of the Bible Therefore if you bring your gift (Matthew ) For if you love those who love you, what reward have you.

(Matthew ) For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you (Matthew ) Again I say to you that if two of you agree (Matthew ).

In The Book of Ifs and Buts, Rabindranath Maharaj has produced another volume of poignant immigrants' tales to follow his acclaimed debut collection, The s familiar with his earlier work won't be surprised to find that most of these nine stories deal with the experiences of ethnically Indian Trinidadian men who have travelled to Canada, and who regard their migration with Author: Rabindranath Maharaj.

Recognized for his first collection of short fiction, The Interloper, with a nomination for the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book, Rabindranath Maharaj displays his distinct talent again in The Book of Ifs and Buts.

These nine stories tell the experience of immigrants as they take up new lives in strange lands. Robin Maharaj brings poignancy and a discreet comic sensibility to. The Big Feminist But: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism Paperback – by Gabrielle Bell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gabrielle Bell Page.

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Get ready to study and start learning for your exams that will be held in November this year. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, pages ; 18 cm. Contents: The journey of angels --Laugh now, cry later --Swami Pankaj --Escape to Etobicoke --The diary of a down-courage domestic --Aja --Miss Blinky and Duckie --The book of ifs and buts --The house in Lengua Title: Vintage tales.

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'Ifs and buts' before 'candy and nuts' or 'tents and huts' The phrase "ifs and buts" appears in Google Books search results going back to Luther Martin, Modern Gratitude, in Five Numbers: Addressed to Richard Raynal Keyne, Esq. Concerning a Family Marriage, which includes this outraged footnote.

The Book of Ifs and Buts by Rabindranath Maharaj. Members: Reviews: Popularity: Average rating: Conversations: 2: 1, () None “For so long I imagined I was making some long journey which would make sense when I had reached the end, but now I realize there are no journeys, just imprints in other people’s dusty footsteps.

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Free Online Library: Ifs and Butts.(Review) by "Reason"; Humanities, general Philosophy and religion Political science Book reviews Books Printer Frien, articles and books. I received this book from my sister as a gift and have since purchased several copies as gifts.

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It has serious topics as well as humorous ones. During the months before my husband died we spent a lot of time going thru this book and discussing the hypothetical s: This book was far too text heavy for a comic and this undermined its effectivity in some ways.

Many stories, in order to pass on their feminist message became a "talk-head" comic book with very little character development, plot or description. Most of the comics contained are 'flat', i.e., they come off as diatribes, rants and/or manifestos/5(69). Get this from a library. Ifs and buts. [Frederic Raphael] -- "June Frederic Raphael is in a studio for the dubbing of his television play Something's Wrong, and a routine moment is captured by his wry alertness to vanities and foibles.

[This book]. “The destiny of at least nine people was decided that day. The survival of the workers who would normally have been in the yard every single Thursday and the slaughter of those who happened to be there, was a matter of “ifs and buts” and for Gerard it was the outcome of a simple toss of a coin.

Ifs, Buts, and Maybes Ifs, Buts, and Maybes. Angela Carter’s Grammar of Curiosity. Chapter: (p) 2 Ifs, Buts, and Maybes Source: Novel Style Author(s): Ben Masters Publisher: Oxford University Press. Rabindranath Maharaj (born Aprilin Trinidad), not to be confused with Rabi Maharaj, is a Trinidadian-Canadian novelist, short story writer, and a founding editor of the Canadian literary journal novel The Amazing Absorbing Boy won the Trillium Book Award and the Toronto Book Award, and several of his books have been shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction.

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Jennifer Thomas. the truth is that love means often having to say you’re sorry—and extending forgiveness just as many times. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. Work cited: Chapman, Gary, and Thomas. “We reject any ifs and buts in the justification of heinous crimes in the name of religion, any religion.” The signatories include film personalities Naseeruddin Shah, Kabir Khan, Zeeshan Ayub, Feroz Abbas Khan, Shama Zaidi, Swara Bhasker and Anand Patwardhan as well as former MPs Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar.

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Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. No ifs, ands, or buts - Idioms by The Free Dictionary. In a book of over pages. Meaning: Without excuses or doubts.

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Background: The most comprehensive explanation for this expression is to be found on the blog which traces the use of "ifs and ands" to 16th century Britain, explaining that, at the time "and" was often used in a conditional sense meaning "provided that" - a usage that dates back to at least the 13th century.

Heritage Travel Style People Books Food Arts Search Home / India / No ifs and buts: Muslim women’s voice stands out. No ifs and buts: Muslim women’s voice stands out. An unequivocal condemnation of the murders of schoolteacher Samuel Paty and three others in a church in Nice came from the Muslim Women’s Forum, India.

2 days ago  Reading a book can bring a tear to your eye – but rarely does the prospect of a forthcoming publication provoke a breakdown. That is, unless you work. NO MORE BIG BUTS is the title of a page book written by Michelle Greene. And it is catchy enough to make one inquire further about what inspired the author to pen the text that carries the.

No ifs and buts, Nitish Kumar will be the Bihar Chief Minister: BJP The poor performance by JD (U) sparked rumours that BJP may opt for its own Chief Minister Abhay Kumar, DHNS, New Delhi.

The Bible has many very important ‘buts’ in it. A big ‘but’ can change everything. Here are some of them: Romans “For the wages of sin is death, BUT the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans “BUT God demonstrates his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”.The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men, and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism.

Women now regularly run for the highest offices in the land, BUT turn the channel and we’re bombarded with Teen Moms and Real can have any career they want, BUT they still have to contend with the tick tick tock of their biological clocks when it comes to their love lives.