- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: AKASHIC BOOKS (31 July 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1617750743
- ISBN-13: 978-1617750748
- Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 2.5 x 21.6 cm
Kingston is a place of fascinating beauty and startling poverty. Located on one of the biggest (and greyest) harbours in the world and ringed by low green hills, this city of over a million likes to get its ganja from the farm to the table. It was founded by the survivors of a quake that sunk a pirate town. What should you expect? The ghettos of Kingston gave us ska, reggae, hip hop, dancehall, and Rastafarianism. With over 500 murders a year for the last 20 years, the city's nickname of """"Killsome"""" is well earned. Kingston was the inspiration for Marley's Concrete Jungle.