Books tagged: caribbean history

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The Hard Price of Freedom
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
A View from the Bench
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A View from the Bench by Philip Small. This is a fascinating tale about a young boy mercilessly whipped by his teacher then later ordered to stand on the bench for the rest of the school term.
The Ghosts of the Flats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The sun climbs high on an azure sky, and on the flats it’s easy to empty your head of everything except instinct and sense that my life had become complicated. The easy pace of the Bahamian people is addictive and I could easily see myself slipping into the natural progression of this place.
Walking Through The Pain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Essay » Literature
Walking Through The Pain is based on a true story of a baby given up for adoption in Barbados by parents who think it has a better chance of surviving in a middle class family. His adopted father whom he grows to love very much dies when he is eight. After ten months, adverse circumstances force his adopted mother to sell up and downgrade to a much smaller shop far away from his friends.
The Empty Hammock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Workaholic, Ana Mendez, was certain that her mother was getting senile, when she said she found a treasure chest in the back yard. After unsuccessfully trying to open the old treasure chest, Ana fell asleep in a hammock, and woke up in the year 1494 in Jamaica! It was the time of the Tainos, a time when life seemed simpler, but Ana knew that all of that was about to change.