Beyond Bourda Green: a memoir
Beyond Bourda Green tells the story of growing up in Bourda, a ward of the city of Georgetown in Guyana, the land of many waters--a ward connected to the colonial past. It is a simple story of being raised in a tenement yard by a single parent mother who sacrificed her own life sustained by the dream of a better life for myself and my sister. More
Born in a tenement yard in the British colony of Guiana (now Guyana) on the shoulder of South America, Percy Haynes, in Beyond Bourda Green, writes about the changes in his homeland and people during the transition to an independent nation. His multi-faceted career as Journalist, Communications Expert, University Lecturer and Foreign Service Officer enables him to tell a fascinating story about his childhood memories, his experiences in finding his place in the world and the birth pangs of the new nation.
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