Tales of Old Jamaica by Clinton V. Black


Tales of Old Jamaica by Clinton V. Black

Ten of the most fascinating tales of the island's past are here retold by one of her foremost historians. Three Fingered Jack, the Terror of Jmaica, the Sinister Annee Palmer of Rose Hall estate, Lewis Galdy, the Man who was buried twice, the women pirates, Anne Bonney and Mary Read, each in his or her own way is a memorable personality, with a story well worth telling.

About the Author

Clinton V. Black, a Jamaican, is the island's Government Archivist. His writing has ranged widely in scope and form, from the short story to purely professional archival works.

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128 pages


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Publication date

19th December 1988



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