“ An amazing true story... " "
— Darcy Rezac, CD, Managing Director Emeritus, The Vancouver Board of Trade
"IF I’M NOT BACK BY WEDNESDAY is poignant and enthralling. A story of suffering, misery, fear, adventure, survival and youthful naivety, told with admirable candour."
— Paul Williams, The Jamaica Gleaner
"A great great read...attention holding and accurate. I would unhesitatingly urge Jamaicans in the Diaspora, and we are everywhere in the world, to read the book. It is a necessary historical document."
---- Philip Mascoll; OD, founding member Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board
" Riveting, well paced and attention holding tale of five teenagers who came within a hair's breath of death. Demonstrates that fact tops fiction when it is well written."
— Lady Colin Campbell, New York and London Times best selling author and media personality.
"If you enjoyed 'Alive': The Story of the Andes Survivors...this superb book is a must."
— Professor Diana Cooper-Clark, Departments of English and Humanities, York University.
"A non-fiction response to high school staples like 'The Young Warriors', 'Escape to Last Man Peak', even 'Lord of the Flies' or any other male-oriented coming- of - age stories ....historic, literary and anthropological merits..... all the trappings of a high school reading-list staple. Saliently illustrates the complex social and class relations which existed then and still exists in Jamaica today."
— Ann- Margaret Lim, The Jamaica Observer
"Students escape the capriciousness of upperclassmen only to encounter the far more fickle jungle. The ride is like seeing 'Harry Potter' turn into 'Deliverance'.”
— Steven E. de Souza, screenwriter,‘Die Hard’, ‘48 HRS’, ‘Tomb Raider’
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