Things Left Behind
About the Book
Everyone will thoroughly enjoy this book. It is an exciting recollection of stories, incidents and interactions from the past, an unforgettable experience growing up in St. Kitts-Nevis. The descriptive accounts resonate with those who grew up in the Caribbean, on an island, encountered similar characters whether in a village, school or community, or had similar experiences. It is guaranteed to make you laugh and reminisce as it recalls a cherished past. The younger generation will marvel at life back in the day, how parents and elders enjoyed their past time and will have a window onto an unimaginable life of their elders. It is a fantastic read with universal appeal and anyone is guaranteed to enjoy it. You will savor the nostalgia as it recaptures the early socialization and many cultural themes of the fifties, sixties and early seventies when life was different. If you grew up in this era, it is reminiscent of the good old days. Fort those who have been away too long, who have forgotten or are too young to know or remember, this is a great resource. It has something for everyone. Every chapter is a walk down memory lane savoring the days of a youthful innocence. It is a must read and you will need a comfortable seat.
About the Author
Stanford Owinton Lewis was born in Half Way Tree, St. Kitts, West Indies. He received his early education at Mavis White Kindergarten in Half Way Tree, Middle Island Primary School, Sandy Point High School and the Sixth Form of the Basseterre High School. He was a teacher at the Basseterre High School and a Telegraph Operator with Cable and Wireless before emigrating to the USA. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology and Master of Science degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is currently employed as a Senior Technical Architect with AT&T Labs. This is his first book.