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By Johnny Coomansingh

Cocoa girl: a story approximately Cocoa property tradition within the British West Indies speaks of the pain, the soreness, the ache, and what a tender guy now speculates to be the abuse he continued whereas spending weekends and faculty vacation trips on his godmother’s cocoa plantation. on reflection, it was once not anything in need of baby slave exertions. He feels that he stomached “slave exertions” simply because he bought a morsel to devour. The abuse used to be greater than simply actual. Unknowingly, he suffered mental abuse.

Against the heritage of colonial domination and exploitation in Trinidad and Tobago, this ebook is poignant, direct, and to the purpose. It unleashes the spirit of the cocoa box and entirely exposes the day-by-day menial rounds of creation, the unending chores, language idioms, village bacchanal, ideals, food, artifacts, folkways, and foibles that intertwined to represent cocoa property tradition. all of the characters within the tale got various monikers. so much of them at the moment are dead.

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