Black and White Sands
Elma Napier 's remarkable memoir chronicles her love affair with Dominica. It egan in 1932 when she pushe her back on London 's high society to uild a home in Calibishie, then a remote illage on Dominica 's north coast.
There are storie of bohemian house parties, of war and death, smugglers and servants and, above all, of stories inspired by her political life as the only girl in a colonial parliament, her love for the island 's turbulent landscapes and her curiosity about the lives and culture of its eople.
Published December 24th 2014 by Papillote Press (first published January 1st 2009