Set in 1930's British Guiana and 1940's Trinidad, Caribbean Passage tells the story of a young, Portuguese girl facing insurmountable challenges -- her father's death, mother's absence, poverty, malnutrition and deceit. Fierce determination and an unrelenting spirit ultimately guide Christina towards the prospect of a new life. Her deep-rooted belief that "there must be a better place than this to live" propels her to survive under any circumstances.
Set against mysterious and exotic locations during a compelling time in history, memorable characters will keep readers turning the pages of an original story that sheds light on a world very different from ours today.
A coming of age story, these pages make excellent reading for young and older adults alike.