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October 2015:

Happy birthday, Zelma "Zee" Edgell! Known to many as “Zee” Edgell, she is a Black Creole author who was born in Belize City, Belize, in October. Considered Belize’s principal contemporary writer, Zee Edgell’s novels are set throughout various time periods in Belize. They deal with historical events, universal themes, struggles specific to the Belizean society, and strong women protagonists...Read more 


Books by Belizeans or about Belize (A-E)



This site provides content about Belize and her diverse population generated from questions posed at libraries under the Belize National Library Service and Information System (BNLSIS).


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