Your site message goes here!

W. B. Garvey

W. B. Garvey is the author of the critically-acclaimed novel Independence Blues, a vivid chronicle of a Jamaican-born couple challenged by the contradictions of the American dream after they immigrate to the United States in 1946.  Interwoven with their story is that of their 9-year old American-born son who wonders where his parents' happiness has gone during their 1963 cross-country drive. Mr. Garvey is also the author of the related historical novels Panama Fever: Digging Down Gold Mountain and White Gold which illuminate the stories of the courageous men and women who left their Caribbean islands to work, and oftentimes die, building the Panama Canal.

Read More