Looking for story book -I REMEMBER IT WELL

by janice campbell
(usa)

QUESTION: I remember a story book i used to read as a young girl in the 1970s called I REMEMBER IT WELL. it tells the story a life in the country, the kreng kreng etc. the cover has an old lady in a 'tie head' on the front and an old delap house, i need to know where i can source this book or even the author.


Thank you for your help

ANSWER: by Devin, February 19 , 2013


Hi Janice, I vaguely remember that book as a little girl on my dad’s shelf.

A search for the book, I Remember It Well, saw four different authors publishing a book with the same title, but given the time frame you have indicated, I think this one may be the right one (http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4139020-i-remember-it-well)

Researching it took me back in time to an era in the life of the author.

Incidentally, the title of the book was also from a song written by him.

Now deceased, his autobiography may impress upon you also. Hope your book and happy reading! The other books can be checked out at the following sites:

books.google.com.jm/books?isbn=1897113579
books.google.com.jm/books?isbn=0816160228
books.google.com.jm/books?id=_1odAQAAIAAJ
books.google.com.jm/books?isbn=0741422220

See Also: Jamaican Poems.
Related: Famous Jamaican Culturalists.

Regards,
Devin, for My-Island-Jamaica.com

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Aug 01, 2015
I remember it well
by: Janice

Hi Devon
Thank you for taking the time to reply. Forgive me but I only just saw this reply (2015). I tried the links to gave but unfortunately it was not any of those. The book was not a translated piece ftom french to english but rather about the authentic way of life for people living in the country in Jamaica. I will keep trying though. Again, many thanks.

P's. Thank you to the Administrator of this site.

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