The Future-Telling Lady
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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Ahright almond trees Anancy Andy backyard banana truck bats big sea Bignal Boy-Don felt Breadfruit Brian Rowe bridges Browndash Burke chicken run chicks clucking coconut Cotton-Tree court d'you dohn know donkey dragonflies dream everything eyes face Fantasplosion father feel ghosts Goaty Granny Granny-May and Miss GROAK grown-up diary Hannah HEE-HAW Hen's horn blowing JAMES BERRY knew laughed lemonade listened looked lots ma'am magic Mamma Maroontugger Mighty Frog Miss Gee Mongoose mule mule's Mumma Name-Story Neil Neil's dad never Nicholas OINK Okay parents play Puppa rap rhymes Ratbats Rhino roontugger rope Saint Nicholas Sherena sideways sister smile Son-Son stood stop story talk tell things took turned twiggy veranda village voice wahn wait walked watched Wendy Wendy's whispered whole family worry yard