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Marooned in Nova Scotia: A story of the Jamaican Maroons in Canada

Kwabena Bene, the gallant warrior, finds himself among the hundreds of Maroons dumped unceremoniously by the Governor of Jamaica in Nova Scotia, British North America, in 1796.A hero of the just-ended conflict with the British Militia in Cudjoe Town, Jamaica, Kwabena refuses to call Halifax home. He must lead the battle to be sent back to the rolling hills of Jamaica, to rejoin his people and to continue their struggle against colonial oppression.Kwabena begins a resistance on all fronts. The British on one hand, a rival Maroon leader on the other, and two women, who're caught in the middle. It doesn't take him long to realize this is no ordinary fight. It's a fight for his reputation as a warrior, a leader; a fight for trust, a fight for honor. When betrayal rears its ugly head and his mission seems destined to fail, Kwabena must prove that not even iron bars can stop him from returning to Jamaica. As the mission comes under scrutiny, the daring warrior discovers he's sinking deeper and deeper into a sea of despair that not even his enemies would want him to be. Kwabena Bene despises failure!


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