March 11, 2006

Podcast of Domino Scene from Benjamin, My Son

The novel, Benjamin, My Son, is about a young Jamaican man, Jason Lumley, who is now living in Miami and has vowed that he would never return to the island. But after a brief brush with the law and the death of his father, Alvaro Lumley, the Minister of Justice in the government of Jamaica, Jason returns goes home, and in doing so he must confront his past.

The scene begins when Jason is on his way to Jamaica College, his alma mater, and is making his way through Standpipe, a Kingston ghetto.

Benjamin, My Son: Caribbean Literature Textbook


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