National Geographic : 1990 Oct
better than anyone else, denied they were canni bals. But the myth is always repeated. ROBERT A. MYERS Assoc. Professorof Anthropology Alfred University, New York The article was accurate and insightful with one exception. There are more than half a dozen Americans on Dominica. From 80 to 120 at any given time are studying at our campus south of Portsmouth, and our medical faculty includes 11 U. S. citizens. JAMES E. CASSIDY President,Ross University New York, New York The statement referredto permanentresidents. Your article neglected to mention that Jean Rhys, celebrated author of Wide Sargasso Sea, was born in Roseau in 1890. Her father was a doctor, a recent arrival from Wales, and her mother's family had been there for generations. Rhys lived on Dominica until age 16, when she went to school in England. She returned only once, in 1936. ANN SPARK New York, New York About 20 years ago I had the pleasure of touring Dominica. What stood out, besides the pristine beauty of the rain forest, were delightful meals of "mountain chicken," as Dominicans call the large, cle, less fat. a load of topsoil. We've got up to 2,550 pounds Sof available payload, depending on engine and model. Standard Chevy and Ford half-tons can't haul as much. And though it's lighter than Chevy C1500, Dakota can carry 300 pounds more**Not bad for Bodies of allsizes and shapes: 4x4, 4x2 and Club Cab. a truck that's a lot leaner than its full-size competition. The body you always wanted. Take your pick of Dakotas. From 4x2, 4x4, longbed, shortbed, Club Cab and Sport models. Every one has been restyled for 1991. Welcome home to Dodge. America is coming home to Dodge. And with trucks like Dakota V-8 and our full-size Cummins Diesel, the only turbo diesel pickup you can buy, we think they're home to stay. Come see what we're made of. 'Competitive claims based on '90 data competitivete data incomplete at time of printing.) "Available regular cab 4x2 payload comparisons. Buckle upfor safety.