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Eleanor Jarrett

Eleanor Jarrett is an educator with the Department of Education on the island of New Providence in The Bahamas. She is a graduate of Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York where she studied foreign languages. She then went on to complete studies in the Practice and Theory of Education with the University of The West Indies.

Ms. Jarrett loves working with young people and has taught in the public school system for twenty-seven years. She is presently a school administrator. Ms. Jarrett’s hobbies are gardening and creative writing. She is presently the author of three books; the first of which is The Journey. This book chronicles the spiritual journey of the author as she struggled to break free from the rituals of religion and come into a real relationship with God. It is available at amazon.com.

The second book is entitled: Living in Hope. It is a book of inspirational messages and poems which were written to assure the reader that there is hope for our world today and then to encourage him to embrace and live in this hope. Copies are available at Logos Bookstore in the Harbor Bay Shopping Centre.

Ms. Jarrett’s latest book, Choices, is the first in what will be a series. It was written with young people in mind. The five short stories contained in the book all share the common theme of choices and consequences. Gritty, action-packed and full of human drama, they invite the reader to empathize with the characters as they wrestle with the pain of wrong choices and then celebrate with them as they find the strength and courage to make the necessary changes. This book is a must-read and can be purchased at The Bible, Books and Gifts Centre in Palmdale (Bahamas).