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Jamaica Farewell: An Affectionate Remembrance

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Paperback, 232 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by Barricade Books (first published 1978)
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Rachelle
Jan 17, 2010 Rachelle rated it really liked it
Having grown up with a father in lust with Jamaica, I loved reading the story of a man's love for this small island, and his painful decision to leave his home.
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Jamaica Farewell is an exceptionally touching memoir of a man in the process of leaving an island to which he belongs. It was the 1970s, politically a difficult time around the Caribbean, and many of the wealthy islanders were leaving because they saw no future there. For Cargill the situation was even more poignant because he was writ
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Sep 15, 2013 Nicola rated it liked it
Good read...a bit slow at points, but very interesting view of Jamaica back in the day. Interesting fact: Tia Maria was developed and named by Cargill and his business associates.
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