Item description for When Me Was a Boy by Charles Hyatt...
What was it like to be a small boy growing up in Kingston, Jamaica in the 1930s? "When Me Was a Boy" tells exactly what it was like. Charles Hyatt remembers his boyhood in vivid detail, and in his own inimitable voice talked about it in his radio programme "When Me Was a Boy". In this selection from those pieces, Hyatt brings his school days to life: the tramcar and horse-and-buggy days when cars were few and far between and taking a walk was a social occasion. These are hilarious moments - look out for the "Black Heart Man" - and historic ones, and Hyatt's sharp observation and remarkable memory put us right on the spot sharing his feelings and experiences.
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Studio: University of the West Indies Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.87" Width: 4.72" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2007
Publisher University of West Indies Press
ISBN 9766402027 ISBN13 9789766402020
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More About Charles Hyatt
Charles Hyatt had been a storyteller since he was a boy. His tremendous gift for acting and his ability to entertain meant that his direction in life was clear. One of Jamaica's best-loved theatrical personalities, he had a wealth of experience overseas in radio, television and film which he used to further the arts at home in Jamaica. He died in December 2006.