The Expatriates

The Expatriates : A Historical and Political Novel of the Bahamas

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In 1967 a new government took over in The Bahamas. The Bay Street boys, so named because they owned virtually all the shops on Nassau's main street, were mostly white, wealthy and either in government or well connected to it: failed to win the election as expected. The blacks, with an entirely different agenda, were now in power for the first time in the country's history. This is the story of a few expatriates and the effects the change had on them as a result of the new leadershipshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 12.19mm | 294.83g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507804369
  • 9781507804360

About MR Henry C Toledano

HENRY TOLEDANO was born in Egypt and spent his childhood there. At 14 he was sent to Public School in England. Then went to University in London and New York. Subsequently he traveled round the world for two years doing various jobs. He moved to The Bahamas in the mid sixties and became Associate Editor for the local paper in Nassau. Ten years later he relocated in San Francisco and for the last 35 years has been in the retail book business: First, as a partner in a new book store, then, for a longer period, in a used one. Now he sells Out of Print books online, is presently single and lives with two cats. He enjoys bridge, dabbling in the Stock Market and plays bad golf for exercise.show more