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Award Winning Books by
BOB SHACOCHIS

The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
188 reviews (2013) (640p) (Amazon Top10Lit) (Amazon Top100) (LJ Top10) () (PP) (Amazon)
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Renowned through four award-winning books for his gritty and revelatory visions of the Caribbean, Bob Shacochis returns to occupied Haiti in The Woman Who Lost Her Soul before sweeping across time and continents to unravel tangled knots of romance, espionage, and vengeance. In riveting prose, Shacochis builds a complex and disturbing story about the coming of age of America in a pre-9/...
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Swimming in the Volcano by Bob Shacochis
10 reviews (1993) (528p) (NBA)
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 Winner of the American Book Award for Easy in the Islands, Bob Shacochis returns to the setting of his first collection of stories with Swimming in the Volcano, a haunting and evocative novel possessed of the same beauty as the places and people of the Caribbean. Set on the fictional Caribbean island of St. Catherine, an American expatriate becomes unwittingly embroiled in an internecine war betwe...
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Easy in the Islands by Bob Shacochis
5 reviews (1985) (213p) (NBA)
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 A calypso bandleader, Lord Short Shoe, schemes with a sexy black singer to bilk an American out of his pride and his companion monkey. Two poor islanders stumble in a violent encounter that might just escalate into revolution. And an entire island bureaucracy casually confounds the attempts of a hotel owner to get his dead mother out of the freezer. Infused with the rhythms and the beat of the Car...
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Bob Shacochis Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 3  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 3  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 The Woman Who Lost Her Soul ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 0  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 2 Easy in the Islands · Swimming in the Volcano ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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