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    • Tanzilo Popular Music Collection [Finding Aid]

    • • Popular music - Jamaica; Reggae music - Jamaica; Reggae musicians - Jamaica
    • • The Tanzilo Popular Music Collection includes printed material collected over a twenty year period by reggae fan and musician Bobby Tanzilo. It is alphabetically arranged by artiste. A lover of Jamaican music, Tanzilo amassed memorabilia...
    • The talking tree

    • Aging ; Death
    • Grandfather told others about the cotton tree that talked because of the spirits that lived in it, but few listened and none took him seriously. Only with his little granddaughter, Naomi, was he able to share his rambling vision of going one day to...
    • Consider the screever

    • Biographical fiction
    • The author explains how he came to give up his “… comparatively secure and carefree life of a screever ( a pavement artist)” to become a scribe – one who writes little pieces for the newspaper. None of this would have happened if he had not been...
    • Consider the screever

    • Biographical fiction
    • The author explains how he came to give up his “… comparatively secure and carefree life of a screever ( a pavement artist)” to become a scribe – one who writes little pieces for the newspaper. None of this would have happened if he had not been...
    • A Man can laugh

    • Boxing ; Love stories
    • Having just won the boxing match, Nick did not like listening to Spink, his manager, telling him that he would only be good for a few more fights because his legs were giving out. Nick’s uncertainty about the nature of the relationship between his...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • Buried treasure

    • Deception ; Buried treasure ; Man-woman relationships
    • As far as Joshua is concerned, women are not very smart and he has no intention of spending his fortune on his wife who considers him mean and lazy. He denies these accusations along with her saying he is easy prey to any conman, until the stranger...
    • Glory road

    • Dreams
    • Three men working on the district road agreed one evening to go home and observe something for which each was thankful and to tell it to the others the next day. Jeremiah and Lucas were grateful about in their everyday life, but Jake talked about...
    • On the road to Roselle

    • Historical fiction ; Morant Bay Rebellion
    • An unnamed Boy is playing innocently on the beach and wondering about the cause of terror among the people of Stony Gut. All he knows is the rumour that Paul Bogle and his men from Stony Gut had burned down the Morant Bay courthouse and this was...
    • Dateline London

    • Immigrants - Great Britain ; London (England) - Social conditions
    • The author presents his own perception of London, a city of contrasts where he saw so many things he had only read about. Recently arrived from Jamaica, he found the British helpful and courteous, and his encounter with people of so many different...

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