Her first novel, Annie John , followed in - the story of a wilful year-old growing up on Antigua. Potter Her love of gardening has also led to several books on the subject, including My Garden and Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya , a memoir about a seed-gathering trek with three botanist friends. Thanks to her condition, Kincaid critically examines her Antiguan past with its colonial legacy, and her American present. She is deeply dissatisfied with both of them, as she finds that the society she has left behind was characterised by bigotry, while North America can only offer opulent ignorance and is permeated by racism. Her work is also characterized by a constant exploration of the mother-daughter relationship 'I write about my mother and her influence on her children and on me all the time' , the quest for identity of former colonial subjects, especially women, and the cultural struggle against colonization and its erasure of local traditions.
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Poles have lived in present-day United States territories for over years—since There are 10 million Americans of Polish descent in the U. Polish Americans have always been the largest group of Slavic origin in the United States. Historians divide Polish American immigration into three "waves", the largest from to , a second after World War II, and a third after Poland's independence in