¨Tragedy is no stranger to the sensitive emotional people who make this island the human place it is.¨ (p.106)
upon the text ¨tragedy¨ means sensitive emotional.
¨Midway thought the week, the pilots body was found in the swift-moving currents to the north on Saturday bits of the cockpit were sighted.¨ (p.109)
Based upon the text cockpit means a crew
¨I think of the kind of man he was there was nothing phony about him.¨ (p.116)
Based upon the text phony means fake, not genuine.
¨In later years, there would be people who would say that Roberto was a hypochondriac.¨ (p.116)
Based upon the text hypochondriac means a person who is anxious about their health.