The Dead Yard: Tales of Modern Jamaica

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Faber & Faber, 2009 - 370 pagine
Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, an island where slaves grew sugar and the money flowed out in vast quantities. Since independence in 1962, it has gradually become a society where extreme violence has become ordinary and gangs control the areas where most Jamaicans live. This book explores a country of lost promise.

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THE DEAD YARD: A Story of Modern Jamaica

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A British journalist takes a probing, critical look at economic and moral decline in post-independence Jamaica.With a similar literary travelogue under his belt about the troubled island of Haiti ... Leggi recensione completa

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A History of Paradise
1
Black Man in Hammersmith Palais
9
Trench Town Mix Up
23
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