Brian Antoni reads from "Paradise Overdose" (1996)
From - UM Libraries on August 30th, 2017
Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., a Caribbean scholar, introduces Bahamas-born novelist Brian Antoni of Miami. Antoni remarks on the use of dialect in his novel Paradise Overdose and tells a humorous anecdote about a previous reading. Antoni then reads from the book: the story of Chris Angostura, scion of a prominent family in Freeport, who has money, a yacht, and a lifelong friend Shark, who is addicted to club hopping and drug dealing. When Chris meets Robin, an artist and cancer victim, he wants to change his lifestyle.