Unformatted text preview: the local food like lobster is not even lobster from Antigua, and that the sewage system is nonexistent. Kincaid goes on further to explain that after Britain released Antigua the earthquake of 1974 occurred and completely devastated many buildings. One of the buildings that is greatly effected was the library. Kincaid describes the library with still an old-fashioned signed that says repairs are still pending. Then the author goes on about how there are mansions owned by drug dealers, or famous government officials while there are tons of people in Antigua who cannot even afford to live in their habitat, and that the natives envy the tourists because they themselves will never be able to be tourists in other countries....
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- Fall '10
- A Small Place, Jamaica Kincaid, Antigua