Kingston Rock(s)

Kingston Rock(s)

by Darren Hogarth




Errol "Pinky" Bowen calls the most dangerous ghetto in Kingston home. Surrounded by crime, poverty, and violence, Errol's only escape is the thriving world of reggae.Errol dreams of escaping the shackles of the ghetto and making it in America, but circumstances dictate otherwise. Forced into the drug trade by the ghetto's ruthless Don, Errol can only watch his dreams of music die as he struggles to provide for his family.A chance encounter offers a possible escape, but before he can take it, the Don commits an act of violence that cannot-must not-go unanswered. Before Pinky can start a new life, he needs to abide by the law of the ghetto, even if it means his own death.Darren Hogarth's second novel, Kingston Rock(s) immerses the reader in the social and political ills plaguing much of Jamaican life, all set against the backdrop of reggae's vibrant, ever changing history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780987917522
Publisher: Hoge Publishing
Publication date: 09/23/2014
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

From a Jamaican family and educated in Jamaica, Darren Hogarth, has a comprehensive knowledge of the country's history, topography, culture, and economy. Having lived half of his life in Jamaica and the other half in Canada, he understands both countries and cultures very well.

In addition to Kingston Rock(s), Hogarth is the author of Whatever Sticks Most. He currently lives in Canada, and visits his family in Jamaica often.

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