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Longman, 1994 - Fiction - 189 pages
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The Longman Caribbean Writers Series comprises of many classic novels, short stories and plays by the best known Caribbean authors, together with works of the highest quality from new writers.

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all high school leavers year '09.i know you have a feel of what jamaica is with this book.velma you have really tried to make me understand jamaica in the scenes that brenda,david and other characters explore the country...details even some legendaries at the climax of the book.


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About the author (1994)

Velma Pollard is a Senior Lecturer in Language Education in the Faculty of Education of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Her major research interests are Creole Languages of the Anglophone Caribbean, The language of Caribbean Literature, and Caribbean women's writing.

Ms Pollard is also involved in creative writing, and has published poems and short stories in regional and international journals. She has on the market two volumes of poetry: Crown Point and Other Poems (1988) and Shame Trees Don't Grow Here (1992), and a volume of short fiction: Considering Woman (1989). Her novella Karl, which won the Casa de las Americas literary award (1992) is included in the book Karl and other stories (1994), also published by Longman.

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