Jamaica Fi Real!: Beauty, Vibes and Culture
by Kevin O’Brien Chang
Publication Date: Nov 05, 2010
List Price: $30.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Ian Randle Publishers
Publisher: Ian Randle Publishers
Parent Company: Ian Randle Publishers
Beautiful; aggressive; exuberant, talkative; humorous; resourceful; unpredictable Jamaica brings many adjectives to mind, but boring is not one of them. No other country so young and so small has had such global cultural influence as the land of Marcus Garvey, Louis Bennett, Bob Marley and Usain Bolt. Jamaica Fi Real provides ponders the present in the context of the past, and highlights the threads of continuity. Here is today’s Jamaica from a Jamaican point of view, giving an in-depth look at its people, history, music, sports, religion and culture. It’s the good, bad, ugly and pretty - a vivid twenty-first century portrait of perhaps the world’s most fascinating island.
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