Books tagged: caribbean stories

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Bahamas Becca: Journey to Shell Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
While chasing seagulls on the beach, Becca decides that she too must learn how to fly. But how? With the help of her friend, Percy the pelican, Becca and her family travel to Shell Island in search of a mysterious tree that grows wings.
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.
Tropical Heat Wave
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Dennis, a young aspiring academic, becomes infatuated with a girl he meets while jogging on a beach in Barbados. An unplanned pregnancy ensues and Dennis finds himself straightjacketed and dispatched into a marriage for which he is not ready. Now caught in a marriage of almost total incompatibility and one in which he saw a weak future, he tries to free himself.
Where Are The Bright Sparks?
You set the price! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Business
A short essay on the perils of using amateur contractors.
Disposable People: Inspired by true events
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Disposable People tells the story of a young boy's journey out of a deeply superstitious, highly sexual, poor, and violent village in rural Jamaica. Kenneth Lovelace's story begins in the late 1970s when Jamaica's socialist regime had crippled the economy and plunged his family into even deeper poverty. Kenneth, now in his 40s, relives all the shocking details of his escape from his hateful past.
Bend Foot Bailey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Books
Bend Foot Bailey is a collection of short stories from the Caribbean. It captures the true native essence of Caribbean life like never before. It documents the tribulations and happiness of the people that live in the country. Each story is filled with morals and values. Each character in his book is full of life. Michael Cozier has revived Caribbean Litreature.
Last Rites
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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A man returns for his father's funeral in Guyana and has to confront some unpleasant memories associated with his father.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Soucouyant is the first of a series retelling Caribbean folktales updated for today's taste. In this entry, the ancient soucouyant manifests as a beautiful woman of Indian descent. She extracts her unique style of justice from a local small time thug ("bad John") whose action resulted in the suicide of a teenage girl.
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.