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    • 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...
    • Background to Arthur

    • Best friends ; Biographical fiction
    • The author recalls the life story of his best friend, Arthur, who grew up in a church orphanage that believed in raising “ children on religion and starvation”. The harsh cruelty with which he was treated as a child and later hardships in life did...
    • Two women in profile

    • Women ; Biographical fiction
    • The author, a tenant, listens to the story of the lives of two women at the boarding house where he lives. They tell him about their past, show him pictures of their family and friends and for a brief moment they seem to bond, then just as quickly,...
    • John Hearne Collection

    • Hearne, John, 1925-1994 – Manuscripts ; Authors - Jamaican; Caribbean literature (English)
    • The collection documents John Hearne's career as lecturer, journalist, writer and social critic from 1952-1994. It consists of correspondence; biographical papers; newspaper clippings; photographs; audio cassettes and penciled manuscripts of books...

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