The Final Passage

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The Final Passage

By Caryl Phillips

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679759317, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 12, 1999

As nineteen-year-old Leila surveys her island home from the ship that will carry her, her husband, and baby to England, she contemplates the Caribbean life of the 1950s that is chaotic, hand-to-mouth, and offers no way but out.