Author(s): Mark Kurlansky
"The White Man in the Tree" is a comedy of cultural misunderstanding set in the Caribbean, New York and Paris, a novella and eight stories about people who, because of their differences, misjudge each other.
The fiction debut by the author of the bestselling Cod and The Basque History of the World - a funny and moving romp through the world's melting pot 20010730
Mark Kurlansky is the author of A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny, A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry, Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World, winner of the 1999 Glenfiddich Food and Drinks Award for the Best Food Book, and The Basque History of the World. During the past twenty years he has spent a great deal of time in the Caribbean, including seven years as the Chicago Tribune's Caribbean correspondent. He lives in New York City.