The book entitled "A Girl Called Anne", is suitable for all ages. While it sets out to be an inspiration to its readers, it manages to capture the imagination and gives an insight into a real jamaican family life. The story is based on the life of a jamaican girl, living in rural jamaica in the 20th century. This touching story tells how unforeseen circumstances and challenges can adversely affect a child'hs life. As the story unfolds, the reader gets a closer look at family life in rural Jamaica, West Indies, some unfamiliar customs and behaviours that are therefore expliained in the Glossary. The story is told through humour, historical facts, childhood memories, love scenes, and some scenes that may cause one to ponder how all these lead eventually to self actualization. Conversely, it is a clear indication of how strength of character, and determination are enabling factors in overcoming challenges and are contributors to happiness and prosperity in the end. "A Girl Called Anne", is a fascinating story which ensures the reader is gripped to the finish. The language is simple and, is easily understood. It is a book that a reader will definitely want to own.
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Published November 12, 2008
Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality.