New Book ‘Bad Boy from Jamaica’ Chronicles Freedom Fighter’s Exploits

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Author Basil Waine Kong recounts life of Garnett Myrie, ex-revolutionary and successful businessman

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Being a bad boy is usually looked upon as a negative label that is synonymous with the words delinquent or troubled youth. In “Bad Boy from Jamaica” (published by Xlibris) author Basil Waine Kong writes an engrossing story about a bad boy who achieved truly great things.

“Bad Boy from Jamaica” follows the colorful and dangerous life of Garnett Myrie. Known in some circles as a well respected freedom fighter and leader, this engrossing story portrays Garnett’s early years in Jamaica and how he was influenced by many famous and enlightened individuals throughout his life, including radical professor Dr. Walter Rodney. It also shows how he was able to make a name for himself as a relentless fighter and also a well respected freedom fighter in the Cuban Army and having served in the war of liberation in Angola.

This immersive read shows readers the many influences Jamaica has on the world. “Bad Boy from Jamaica” is an eye-opening read.

“Bad Boy from Jamaica”
By Basil Waine Kong, Ph.D., JD
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 222 pages | ISBN 9781499010398
Softcover | 6x9 in | 222 pages | ISBN 9781499010411
E-Book | 222 pages | ISBN 9781499010411
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Basil Waine Kong retired in 2008 to spend more time writing. He has been a lawyer, college professor, hospital administrator and most notably, the CEO of the Association of Black Cardiologists for 21 years.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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