Floyd Graham, a Jamaican architect and urban planner, has just released a book entitled, “LIGHTNING FAST! – Jamaica’s Stars at the Beijing Olympics”.
The book is a treasure trove of worthwhile information on the Jamaican Olympians as well as their competitors. “LIGHTNING FAST! provides historical data on the Jamaican track and field Olympians in terms of their performances throughout their international careers. The final race of each Jamaican finalist in Beijing is colourfully described to make the reader feel that they had a front-row seat at the Beijing Olympics.
Besides highlighting the stellar performances of the Jamaican athletes, the book mentions the accomplishments of a few of the many Jamaicans who have made their mark on the world. Many readers will be surprised at some of the information revealed to the extent that many Jamaicans will say, “I did not know that!” The extent of the research has been diligent and profound as evidenced by the information in the book. The book also gives an overview of Jamaica from a historical and economic perspective.
This book definitely will be a treasured asset in anyone’s library – whether one is a sports aficionado or not. It certainly will make every Jamaican proud! Books may be purchased at www.lightningfastjamaicans.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and many retail outlets. You will be able to communicate with the author at the cited website.
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