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"Barbados: An Island Portrait" is an extraordinary exploration of the Caribbean island of Barbados by the combined talents of noted English photographer and long-time Barbadian resident Mike Toy and Barbadian writer Peter Laurie. Peter Laurie, playwright, author of children's fiction and a former ambassador of Barbados, provides a fascinating insight into the cultural and historical forces that have made Barbados and its people unique. Together they provide a unique and beautiful guide to the island of Barbados.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333945964
ISBN-10: 0333945964
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 252mm x 22mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Macmillan Caribbean
Publisher: Macmillan Education
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Mike Toy

Mike Toy is one of Barbados' leading photographers. Born in England, he worked as a photographic technician in the offshore oil industry before moving to Barbados in the early nineties. He works as a freelance photographer primarily specialising in architectural interiors and produces images for books, magazines and postcards. This is his fourth book. Peter Laurie is a retired career diplomat and former ambassador of Barbados to the United States. He is the author of several books including two illustrated children's stories and The Barbadian Rum Shop. He co-authored The Glory Days: Five Great West Indian Cricketers also published by Macmillan Caribbean. He lives in Barbados.

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