This collection of stories look at childhood in rural Jamaica in the 1960s - a time when parents had to go to England to find work and leave their children with their grandparents until they could send for them. There are visits to church, grandma's singing and grandpa's effect on the pastor.

Hope Leaves Jamaica 1994, Mammoth, London

ISBN-13: 9780749716936

New edition

Mass-market paperback

Hope Leaves Jamaica 1993, Methuen young books, London

ISBN-13: 9780416187281