A Small Place Study Guide

A Small Place

A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid

A Small Place is a semi-autobiographical novel that deals with Antigua's history of colonial occupation and with its modern tourist industry. It covers author Jamaica Kincaid's turbulent childhood as well as providing a succinct look at the average tourist's experience in Antigua. The book is noteworthy for its sharp criticism of the Antiguan government and its tourist policies, as well as its inability to escape its colonial legacy because of its greed for tourism revenues.

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