Trinidad-Born Author Releases New Book

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: Trinidad & Tobago-born author and professor, Elizabeth Nunez, has released a new novel.

“Boundaries,” by Nunez, is the story of an immigrant family, where a husband and wife cling to Victorian notions of privacy in a age of reality TV.

Their daughter, Anna, yearns for her mother’s unguarded affection, and eventually learns there is value in restraint. But Anna, a Caribbean American immigrant, finds that lesson harder to accept when, eager to assimilate in her new country, she discovers that a gap yawns between her and American-born citizens.

Eli zabeth Nunez is the award-winning author of seven novels. Her most recent, Anna In-Between, was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and won the 2010 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award and the 2010 Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers and Barnes & Noble. Her other novels include Prospero’s Daughter (2006 Florida Center for the Literary Arts One Book, One Community selection, 2006 Novel of the Year for Black Issues Book Review); and Bruised Hibiscus (American Book Award winner). Nunez was executive producer for the Emmy-nominated TV series Black Writers in America.

She is a Distinguished Professor at Hunter College, CUNY, where she teaches creative writing, fiction. She divides her time between Amityville, New York, and Brooklyn.

Nunez will be at the Decatur Book Festival at Eddie’s Attic Stage in Georgia, this Sat. Sept. 3rd. For more visit com www.akashicbooks.com.

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