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On so much Caribbean islands, small “dollar busses” traverse the highways to the rhythms of soca and reggae. On Bequia, in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, one driving force dares to be diverse, substituting the syncopated rhythms of Caribbean track with the narrated voice. At break of day every one morning, Goodwill McPherson, collects a vanload of islanders going to paintings, going to varsity or just boarding to trip. With the aid of his precocious twelve-year outdated assistant, Royster Fields, Goodwill takes them on a trip to foreign places, and introduces them to characters whose tales are like their very own. Bequia’s “crazy woman,” Charlene Hebblethwaite, spends her time roaming the island in a stupor, chatting with herself. One summer time day, Charlene makes a decision to journey Goodwill’s Jah’s Magic Carpet and hear the The English sufferer, environment in movement a chain of tragic and redemptive occasions with a view to rework a small staff of individuals introduced jointly by way of the ability of narrative. Books On Tape is that compelling account. And whereas this tale is spiced with the mild breezes of the islands, the account reaches some distance past the small speck of eco-friendly land within the southern Caribbean and turns into one to which every person can relate.

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