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The cinnamon tree : a novel set in Africa

Author: Aubrey M Flegg
Publisher: New York : O'Brien Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Yola's leg is blown off by a landmine and her life in Africa is changed forever. When Yola travels to Ireland to be fitted with an artificial leg and meets seventeen-year-old Fintan, she little realises that they will soon be involved in an international arms intrigue, and an adventure that will bring them both close to death.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flegg, Aubrey.
Cinnamon Tree.
New York : The O'Brien Press, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aubrey M Flegg
ISBN: 9781847174901 1847174906
OCLC Number: 817926201
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Reviews; Title Page; DEDICATION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Table of Contents; PROLOGUE; 1 : The Cinnamon Tree; 2 : The Night Mirror; 3 : Sindu Mother; 4 : Demons!; 5 : Trial and Sentence; 6 : The Road to Simbada; 7 : Isabella; 8 : Into Exile; 9 : Catherine; 10 : Fintan; 11 : Airbags for Africa; 12 : The Silver Chain; 13 : The Hangman's Noose; 14 : Gabbin's Game; 15 : The Satellite Phone; 16 : The Arms Game; 17 : Operating Theatre; 18 : Bubble Wrap; 19 : An Inhumane Weapon; 20 : Good Time Girl; 21 : Gabbin Needs You; 22 : The Child Soldier; 23 : The Long Night; 24 : Before the Dawn can Come. 25 : Letting in the LightEPILOGUE : Cutting the Noose; ABOUT THE CINNAMON TREE; About the Author; Copyright.
Responsibility: Aubrey Flegg.

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Yola's leg is blown off by a landmine and her life in Africa is changed forever. She travels to Ireland for an artificial limb, and her adventures continue.  Read more...

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'This powerful story, set largely in a fictional Africal state resembling Angola, takes a strong anti-war stance. From a dramatic opening chapter in which 14-year-old Yola loses her leg in a landmine Read more...

 
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