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Swing high, iron pot and other stories : stories about growing up in St. James, Trinidad, in the 1950's and 60's / by Theresa Awai.

Author/Creator:
Awai, Theresa author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
Trinidad and Tobago : [publisher not identified], 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
152 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) -- History -- Anecdotes.
Contents:
Brief history of St. James
Memories
Bates
Godfather extraordinaire
Miss Mae
Lavendy Ashukulah
Iron pot
Pahtaick
The purge
Piercing of the ears
Removing the wax
Freddie's bread basket
Tee tee had a headache
Rialto Cinema
Swing high
Somaria
Luck strikes the first time
The jungles
Eunice fall in Bosie Grave
Goat
Batofadder
Deadmen tell no tales
The cows of terre brullee
Freddie Kissoon
Anthony Williams
Julia Edwards
Pelham Goddard
Cecil Crosby
Roy Alexander
Mannie Dookie
Renaissance District
Rishi Lakhan
Vidia Naipaul.
Notes:
Compilation of short stories about growing up in the St James neighborhood of Port of Spain, Trinidad including "the good old days of Rialto Cinema, Miss Mae the Baptist Preacher, the haunted house in Mooeram Street, Swing High and other characters and events".
Includes glossary.
ISBN:
9789768280060
9768280069
OCLC:
1100443169
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