The cost of sugar

The cost of sugar MOBI å Cynthia McLeod
  • The cost of sugar
  • Kindle Edition
  • 296
  • Cynthia McLeod
  • English
  • 03 June 2017
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About the Author: Cynthia McLeod

The cost of sugar MOBI å Cynthia McLeod McLeod was born in Paramaribo as Cynthia Ferrier she is the daughter of Johan Ferrier, the first President of Suriname, and the sister of author Leo Henri Ferrier.She completed her secondary school education in Suriname and continued her education in the Netherlands, where she studied to become a teacher in Child Care and Education She married Dr Donald McLeod whom she met in the Netherlands In 1962 they went to Suriname, where McLeod studied for a teaching degree in Dutch Language and Dutch Literature From 1969 to 1978 she taught Dutch Language and Literature in pre university education in Paramaribo Her husband, Donald McLeod, was appointed in 1978 as Suriname s Ambassador to Venezuela Then he became Suriname s Ambassador to Belgium and the United States of America Abroad McLeod started writing and especially during her stay in Belgium she had the opportunity to do research in the archives of The Hague, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Emmerich, and K ln.In 1986 the McLeods returned to Suriname and in 1987 her debut novel Hoe duur was de suikerThe cost of sugar was published by publisher Vaco in Paramaribo The first print was sold out within a few weeks and Cynthia McLeod became the most famous Surinamese novelist overnight Later this historical novel about the sugar cane industry in the 18th century was published under license by her Dutch publisher Conserve Soon other historical novels from her hand appeared, such as Hitchin wegwijzer vervolging.As a result of her long research McLeod has gained a wealth of knowledge about Surinamese history knowledge she gladly shares with others For the Surinamese school youth she organizes free educational trips with her motorized vessel, the Sweet Merodia During these tours over the Surinamese Rivers, past former plantations, she captivates her audience with stories about its interesting past She further engages in historic city tours through the centre of historic Paramaribo, which has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 2002.


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