Planter's Tales - A Plantation Manager's Stories
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Heres are 60 stories from the plantations in Malaysia, Solomon Islands, Cameroon, Zaire, Nigeria and Ghana. Many people have asked: How do the estate managers live and work in the plantations? The write tells his stories about joining a way of life that included Sunday curries, big bungalows, encounter with snakes, and muster at the crack of dawn. The stories tell of estate managers who are larger than life, chief clerks, headmen, and cook, and things that do not go as planned. The writer has related his experience from the rubber estates in Perak to the coconut plantations in the Solomon Islands, and the oil palm fields of Africa.