Darrell Kastin has created a mysterious and compelling novel with unsuspected depths in The Undiscovered Island based on his own experience and that of his family
Series: Portuguese in the Americas Series (Book 12). Paperback: 411 pages. Darrell Kastin has created a mysterious and compelling novel with unsuspected depths in The Undiscovered Island based on his own experience and that of his family. Warning: The Undiscovered Island may leave you with a feeling of discontent with your staid life and a desire to sail beyond the sunset.
DARRELL KASTIN was born in Los Angeles, California. The Undiscovered Island Portuguese in the Americas series. His maternal ancestors came from the Azores, settling in the United States at the end of World War II. He has spent considerable time on the islands over the years, using them as a setting in many of his short stories. He is currently setting the poetry of Luis de Camoes, Fernando Pessoa, and Florbela Espanca to music.
The Undiscovered Island (Portuguese In The Americas Series). by. Darrell Kastin (Goodreads Author).
The Series documents the variety and complexity of the Portuguese-American experience by publishing works in the social sciences, history and literature. The Undiscovered Island. Community, Culture and The Makings of Identity along the Eastern Seaboard.
Darrell Kastin is an American writer, born in Los Angeles, California. In Portugal he has work in NEO Magazine and Oficina de Poesia. His first novel, The Undiscovered Island, was published in 2009 by Tagus Press. His father’s parents came from Belarus in the first decade of the 20th century. His mother was born on the island of Faial in the Azores, Portugal, and is the daughter of Azorean poets and journalists, Francisco and Josefina do Canto e Castro. Currently out of print, it won the 2010 Independent Publishers IPPY Silver Prize in Multicultural Fiction.
Alarmed by her father Sebastiao's unexplained disappearance, Julia Castro travels from California to the family's ancestral home in the Azores and finds the mid-Atlantic islands abuzz with tales of ghost ships, seductive sirens and witchcraft.
Home Is an Island A Novel Portuguese in the Americas Series.
Portuguese people have had a very long history in the United States, since 1634 Biggest communities.
Portuguese people have had a very long history in the United States, since 1634. The first documented Portuguese to live in colonial America was Mathias de Sousa, a Sephardic Jew. Some of the earliest European explorers to reach portions of the New World were said to be Portuguese .
Portuguese Americans (os), also known as Luso-Americans (luso-americanos), are American citizens and residents of the United States who are connected to the country of Portugal by birth, ancestry or citizenship.
Other books in this series. and Contemporary Civic Culture in Massachusetts . DARRELL KASTIN was born in Los Angeles, the son of an Azorean mother and a father of Russian/Jewish descent. His novel, The Undiscovered Island, won the 2010 IPPY Independent Publisher's Silver Award for Multicultural Fiction. He is also a musician and a composer.
Author: Darrell Kastin
Publisher: UMass Dartmouth; 1st edition (July 1, 2009)
Pages: 411 pages
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