Press Release:–“Unity Beyond the Cricket Field: National Anthems, Flags and Mottos of the Caribbean” (132 pg) is the title of a new revised edition released by Caribbean born author, educator and evangelist Bryan Auguste.
The Foreword is written by Sir Vivian Richards, famous batsman and former West Indies captain.
It reads in part”. . .Cricket helps to shape our identity as it defines for the rest of the world what it is to be West-Indian, for there is no other sport that collectively grabs the imagination. . .”
The book in its introduction defines the game of cricket as a unifying force of the Caribbean people and draws many parallel for political, social and economic integration in the Caribbean region.
Former Barbados High Commissioner, His Excellency, Victor L. Johnson, in his review observed “The Anthology of National Anthems, Flags and Mottos presents for us in a critical mass the motifs which depict the new Caribbean national experience and unfold the inescapable harmony of themes, . . . which define the passion of our Caribbean patrimony. It should serve to inspire all readers to embrace the unity that these Caribbean symbols postulate, a unity that goes far beyond the cricket field.”