The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica

The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica

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Named the Dolman Travel Book of the Year, The Dead Yard paints an unforgettable portrait of modern Jamaica. Since independence, Jamaica has gradually become associated with twin images--a resort-style travel Eden for foreigners and a new kind of hell for Jamaicans, a society where gangs control the areas where most Jamaicans live and drug lords like Christopher Coke rule elites and the poor alike.

Ian Thomson's brave book explores a country of lost promise, where… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Nation Books (March 29, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 574 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Dolman Best Travel Book 2010 winner


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