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Tooth Man: Stories from Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast

Tooth Man Stories from Nicaragua s Mosquito Coast A fish soup love potion a theft of gold from an old man s mouth a rum powered boat launching a dreadlocked baseball prodigy Nine interconnected stories pages

A fish soup love potion a theft of gold from an old man s mouth a rum powered boat launching a dreadlocked baseball prodigy Nine interconnected stories 144 pages.

  • [PDF] Tooth Man: Stories from Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast | by ✓ Eric Timar
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  1. Eric Timar says:
    Lived abroad in Central America for six years three in Nicaragua, three in Honduras Collects peace stories for children Born on Saki s birthday, not far from Winesburg Ohio.

Comment 296 on “Tooth Man: Stories from Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast

  1. Sara Van Dyck says:
    Reading Tooth Man, I felt that I was hanging out with a set of amiable story tellers The men a journalist, a anthropologist, and a businessman are outsiders in a small coastal town, sharing their experiences as they learn how the locals deal with love, death, ghosts, and baseball rivalries.The stories are variously ironic, tragic, or humorous The North Americans are all well intentioned, but the considerable charm and value of the book lies in the deft way in which Timar shows how their judgment [...]

  2. Ian says:
    I quite enjoyed quite a few of these contemporary short stories set in a coastal area of Nicaragua The first couple were about local superstitions, magical figures and traditional healers shamen Many of the rest were about the effect of NGO s and the lack of understanding shown by their staff towards the traditions and needs of local people Although done with irony aplenty, this was depicted in just too black and white a way for me I got the point being made but effectively all locals good, all [...]

  3. Albert says:
    Overall Feedback A well told story and look into the life of a people You can learn about a new culture through some great storytelling.Point of View Told as if by the people of the culture.Voice Brings a likable characteristic to a people we most do not know.Character Development All the characters are well developed and likable.Plot Not a spot on or in it to complain about.Dialogue Without really knowing the people of this culture this was a hard one to judge, but after googling that, I found [...]

  4. Diane says:
    A collection of well told short stories of life on Nicaragua s Mosquito Coast The stories give the reader a glimpse of the culture, folklore, and superstitions of the Miskito people I really enjoyed the stories and look forward to learning about the people from this part of the world.

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