The Future-Telling Lady

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Harpercollins Childrens Books, Jan 1, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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From the author of Ajeemah and His Son, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, comes a collection of six stories that transport readers to the richly textured world of Jamaica. The stories interweave the fantastic with the everyday, and offer a wealth of detail about life in the West Indies.

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THE FUTURE-TELLING LADY: and Other Stories

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Like Berry's stories in A Thief in the Village (1988), these vignettes illuminate both special and universal aspects of West Indian life as seen through children's eyes. An apprehensive boy faces a ... Read full review

Contents

COTTONTREE GHOSTS
9
MAGIC TO MAKE YOU INVISIBLE
15
BANANADAY TRIP
34
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About the author (1995)

Berry received the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to poetry.

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