Books tagged: british virgin islands

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Manpot's Tales of the Tropics
By Malcolm Boyes
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Drift on Caribbean tradewinds through white sand beaches and ramshackle bars where we meet a gang of colourful characters that thrive in those little latittudes. From Hollywood superstars Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando to local legends Big Red the Gangster, Johnnie One Nut, Bomba and Quito Rymer get carried away by stories too strange and funny to be fiction. You just can't make this stuff up.
Catching On Fire
By Sue Knott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
A pre-dystopian, paranormal romance novel involving a young woman who discovers others have visions of the same strange glyphs that she "sees." She sets out to fill in the blanks and decode the message that she hopes will save the Earth from the terrible future the visions predict.
Census Mapping in the Caribbean - A Geospatial Approach
By Charles Brigham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The book captures work done in preparation of the 2010 World Census in the Caribbean Community member states. I conducted 19 Geographic Information System technical evaluation and assistance missions to develop tools to execute the Census in an accurate, cost efficient & timely manner. The book outlines challenges in each country and describes methods used for enhancing their capacities.
Captain Mark's Way
By Captain Mark Denebeim
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
True Caribbean Stories and Reflections of a Sailing Captain. From the Virgin Islands to Grenada, enjoy over 30 years of Caribbean madness as only a Charter Boat captain can recall, with photos. Contemplate 16 "One Page Wonders," presented to help view life and it's challenges. (Available free at CaptainMarksWay.com) Everyone has their own way, this is Captain Mark's!
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
By Michael E. O'Neal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.