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by Jamaica Kincaid

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Who would have guessed that the most famous female Caribbean writer is also a kleptomaniac? (source)

Kincaid loves to garden and even wrote a whole book about it called My Garden. We hope she remembered to plant the okra far from the house. (source)

Apparently, Kincaid hates a happy ending. Sad endings are just more literary, we guess. (source)

Kincaid has been afraid of rats since childhood. She says, "I used to lie on my bed and look up at the ceiling, and I saw hundreds of rats running around the ceiling. It must have been only one or two, but they seemed to go around like a merry-go-round." (source)

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