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Duppy talk : West Indian tales of mystery and magic

Author: Gerald Hausman
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes six ghost stories from Jamaica which are based on the country's legends and have their roots in African folklore; each story is accompanied by a section about the teller of the tale.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Hausman
ISBN: 067189000X 9780671890001
OCLC Number: 29671962
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 102 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Angels of darkness --
Duke of luck --
Laughter of mermaids --
Chick Chick --
Uncle Time --
Duppy talk --
The proverbs of duppy talk.
Responsibility: [retold] by Gerald Hausman.

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Includes six ghost stories from Jamaica which are based on the country's legends and have their roots in African folklore; each story is accompanied by a section about the teller of the tale.

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