You hold in your hand a murky slice of paradise-the Caribbean beyond white sand beaches and palm trees. Dancing With the Yumawalli is a conversation with a slate of diverse characters, colloquial in the tradition of sitting next to a fire, and listening to voices talking about death, superstition and human growth. Do shipbuilders practice human sacrifice to give vessels souls? Look through the eyes of the teenager narrator and see for yourself. In Dancing With the Yumawalli, you will be required to decipher a treasure map laced with trace elements of:
A journey into the heart of the Amazon
A yachtsman sinking his vessel for insurance money.
Come on in. Surrender to the magical spells cast by this author through language as captivating as the islands.
C. C. Alick was born on the island of Grenada in the West Indies. He’s the fifth of twelve children. He was educated in the public school systems of Grenada. After graduation, he took to the sea, working as deckhand on various charter yachts. He immigrated to the United States in nineteen seventy. His experience and education are diverse. He has attended schools in Portland, Maine, Memphis, Tennessee, and Missoula, Montana. His jobs covered a wide range, mechanic, vacuum cleaner salesperson, and bartender, just to name a few. He lives in Missoula Montana.