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Employment History

Journalist
Gleaner Company

Education



Kendal Elementary School



Mico Teachers' College

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Macmillan Caribbean Publishers - Home

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C. Everard Palmer Macmillan Caribbean Publishers - Home Macmillan Logo

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C. Everard Palmer was born in Kendal in the Jamaican parish of Hanover. He had his early education in the rural community after which he attended Mico Teachers' College in Kingston. He worked as a journalist with the Gleaner Company before starting a career as an author. All his stories have so far been inspired by the memories of his childhood, and though the people and incidents are imagined they could easily have been real. He has been living in Canada for the past 25 years.


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Author: C. Everard PalmerPublisher: MacMillan Caribbean

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Silver Musgrave medallist and renowned Jamaican author, C. Everard Palmer, has written yet another book, this one A Time To Say Goodbye: Rami Johnson - The Final Chapter is the last in the Johnson family trilogy.
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Palmer writes lovingly of the Jamaican countryside, its people and their peculiarities.At one point Rami's wife says she heard "the croaking lizard hiding somewhere in the ceiling, probably readying itself to jump down on us, most likely on me."
In a last desperate effort to save Alfred's life, his wife decided to appeal to the dead ancestors for help.At the ettu, an African ritual staged by three elderly people, Palmer writes: "The rum put morning in their legs and volume in their chant.
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Everard Palmer, who worked as a journalist with The Gleaner before becoming an author, has been living in Canada for the past 25 years.
In 2005, three of his books The Cloud with the Silver Lining, A Cow called Boy and My Father Sun-Sun Johnson were among the Favourite 10 Jamaican Fiction selected by readers in an initiative organised by the National Library of Jamaica to promote knowledge and reading of Jamaican fiction.


Macmillan Caribbean Publishers - Home

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C. Everard Palmer
In spite of the tension inherent in the plot, this shows the same gaiety and zest that characterise Palmer's previous stories. With vivid phrases and fresh dialogue, the author brings to life the characters of this Jamaican village.
About the author C. Everard Palmer was born in Kendal in the Jamaican parish of Hanover. He had his early education in the rural community after which he attended Mico Teachers' College in Kingston. He worked as a journalist with the Gleaner Company before starting a career as an author. All his stories have so far been inspired by the memories of his childhood, and though the people and incidents are imagined they could easily have been real. He has been living in Canada for the past 25 years.


Macmillan Caribbean Publishers - Home

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C. Everard Palmer
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C. Everard Palmer was born in Kendal in the Jamaican parish of Hanover. He had his early education in the rural community after which he attended Mico Teachers' College in Kingston. He worked as a journalist with the Gleaner Company before starting a career as an author. All his stories have so far been inspired by the memories of his childhood, and though the people and incidents are imagined they could easily have been real. He has been living in Canada for the past 25 years.


Macmillan Caribbean Publishers - Home

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C. Everard Palmer
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C. Everard Palmer was born in Kendal in the Jamaican parish of Hanover. He had his early education in the rural community after which he attended Mico Teachers' College in Kingston. He worked as a journalist with the Gleaner Company before starting a career as an author. All his stories have so far been inspired by the memories of his childhood, and though the people and incidents are imagined they could easily have been real. He has been living in Canada for the past 25 years.

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