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Homestretch

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The Longman Caribbean Writers Series comprises of many classic novels, short stories and plays by the best known Caribbean authors, together with works of the highest quality from new writers.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Longman Publishing Group
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David and Edith are happy to return home to Jamaica, having spent several dreary years living in England. Laura, their niece and surrogate child, is delighted to see them again. But for Brenda, Laura's friend, arriving home from the USA and England to 'find herself', the adjustment is not so smooth...In Homestretch, Velma Pollard has shown great sensitivity in the unravelling of her characters' various life stories. Wistful notalgia and joyful homecoming are delicately int
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Velma Pollard (born 1937) is a Jamaican poet and fiction writer. Some of her most noteworthy works include Shame Trees Don't Grow Here (1991) and Leaving Traces (2007). She is known for the melodious and expressive mannerisms in her work.

Velma Pollard was born in 1937 to a farmer and school teacher in Woodside, Jamaica. Both Velma and her sister, Erna, expressed interests in the arts at a young ag
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