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    Killer out-of-print rare book about reggae. Well written, nice pics, WICKED!
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      Secondhand paperback in good condition, no creasing, minor edge/spine wear - a fine copy!
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    An educated native of Guyana is torn between his own life of servitude and the independent but anachronistic life of his aboriginal friend.
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    Good Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
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      1956 Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket some ageing - pretty good considering 63 years old!
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    Trinidadian writer VS Naipaul
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      Secondhand paperback out of print edition ex library in good condition with library stamps and plastic cover
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      Secondhand out of print paperback like new
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    Oh yes - it's for the kids
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    Very groovy book about Noel Coward in Jamaica written by Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot. Firefly was the name of Noel Coward's house in Jamaica. Illustrated with colour photographs of Coward and his friends at Firefly, this book tells the story of the house, Coward's life there and his relationship with the island of Jamaica.
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book in good condition
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    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
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    Lionheart Gal marks an event unique in contemporary literature. It is the distillation of the Jamaican woman's experience in fifteen compelling life stories from the internationally known Sistren Theatre Collective. Since 1977 the women of Sistren have been exploring the lives of Caribbean women, from which they create plays, workshops and screen prints...
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    Nice out of print pamphlet in ok cond (has some writing inside)
    s/hand hardback book ex-library w/stamps
    Second-hand paperback (difft cover) in good cond
     
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    Nice information book about the Steel Band - history, instruments. Nice pics too. Rare Secondhand paperback book in good condition
    Good photography/journal/history book about rastas.
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    1947 booklet in ok condition. Did you know in 1947 there were 116 cases of Yaws reported in Jamaican hospital - and thankfully no deaths! Also tobacco generated 500,000 pounds in excise duties in 1947. It's all here!
    Large hardback book in ok cond. Quite dry government report but quite interesting because it is published 2 yrs before independence
     
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      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
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    The Jamaican economy in 1968
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      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
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    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
    Earl Lovelace was born in Toco, Trinidad, and has spent most of his life on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. His books include While Gods Are Falling, the Caribbean classic The Dragon Can't Dance, and Salt. Description: After 19 years of teaching his pupils to emigrate, Alford George, elitist schoolteacher turned populist politician, is forced...
    Jamaican Roger Mais is a wicked writer!
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal out of print UK original paperback bit of creasing, stamp on inside
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    This is a wicked novel! Set in the Jamaican countryside, a tale of Obeah sorcery - spooky!
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    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
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    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
     
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    Set in slums of Kingston, Jamaica. Wicked Caribbean realist novel. Seriously one of the best novels ever in our humble opinion! Possibly the best book in the shop!
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    Original secondhand hardback first edition (laminated dust jacket, ex library w/stamps)
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 400+ pages 60% OFF!!In this fascinating travelogue, the product of almost a decade of travel and intense study, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro strips away the fantasy and myth to expose the real islands, and the real people, that make up the Caribbean.
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    1st Edition 1972 Hardback w/ no dustjacket ok condition
     
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    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! DEEP STUFF! As contemporary Tambú music and dance evolved on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, it intertwined sacred and secular, private and public cultural practices, and many traditions from Africa and the New World. As she explores the formal contours of Tambú, Nanette de Jong discovers its variegated history...
    Dennis Morris original pics of Bob Marley. Original secondhand paperback A4 size.
     
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    Wicked book about Caribbean music - covering Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and more. In depth and informative.
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    First published in 1953, Maya Deren's famous account of the Haitian deities, practitioners and rituals of Voudoun was written with the special insight of personal encounter and is often recognised as the primary source book on this fascinating culture. The work includes photographs and illustrations, glossary and appendices, as well as the original...
    The author, as her life's work, has studied language in Jamaica. As a result of her extensive study and anaysis, she has determined that the best approach to literacy in Jamaica is to embrace Patwa, also known as Patois or Creole, as a learning tool.
    'A vivid portrait of Jamaica in the 1930s" Excellent social realist novel. Written by Jamaican Namba Roy in the 1950s in Britain. He died in 1961 and this book was published posthunously in 1989. Great, little known book!
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    This compendium of reggae features, in alphabetical order, the history of Jamaican music from the derivation of Mento to Dancehall. It includes the discography and biography of all the leading exponents of Jamaican music such as Lee Scratch Perry, King Yellowman, The Heptones, Sly and Robbie, Bab Marley, Buju Banton and many others.
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    1997 secondhand paperback book
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    Jamaican writer rare first edition in good condition, has dustjacket but with tears
    For anyone planning to cruise the islands! lots of tips! s/hand paperback
    Second-hand paperback original ex-library
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers still intact on sheet ready to place in book!
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers placed in pages
    This is written as a childrens short story about voodoo in Haiti. It's simple, not War and Peace but we like the simplicity and clear style of writing, and it paints a good picture of the Caribbean. Lose yourself! Description Mr James Conway wants to make money. He wants to build new houses and shops - and he wants to build them on an old graveyard,...
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