A Boy Named Ossie: A Jamaican Childhood

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Heinemann, Jan 1, 1991 - Jamaican fiction - 104 pages
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This is a crafted collection of linked stories. Through the eyes of Ossie, the reader is given a grounded and evocative sense of life in rural Jamaica - its humour, warmth and its ambitions, as well as its terrors and tribulations.

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About the author (1991)

Earl McKenzie is the author of the short story collections "A Boy Named Ossie" and "The Roads to Mount Joyful" and the poetry collection "Against Linearity." He lectures in philosophy at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, in Jamaica, and was awarded a Musgrave Medal for his contribution to literature.

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