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    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...
    • 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...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...
    • Firewood

    • Fear ; Fathers and sons
    • The boy had many fears including that of his harsh, domineering father who constantly yelled at him and threatened to “ …take a piece of stick to his behind…” even as they laboured side by side in the field. Left alone in the dark to carry the...
    • West Indian Sportsman 1956 Vol, 10 No. 3

    • Sports-Periodicals; Sports-Caribbean Area; Sports-Social aspects; Golf-Jamaica; Yachting-Jamaica; Cricket-West Indies; Cricket players-Great Britain; Hutton, Leonard,Sir, ; Soccer-Jamaica; Water skiing-Jamaica; Stick fighting-Jamaica;...
    • Sports journal of the Caribbean. It provides news, analysis, commentaries and updates on many sports including cricket, football, tennis and more.

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