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The star side of Bird Hill

Author: Naomi A Jackson
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suddenly sent from their home in Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them, sisters Phaedra and Dionne spend the summer of 1989 living with their grandmother Hyacinth, a midwife and practitioner of the local spiritual practice of obeah.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi A Jackson
ISBN: 9781594205958 1594205957 9780143109167 0143109162
OCLC Number: 894026163
Awards: Commended for National Book Critics Circle Award (First Book) 2015
Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Naomi Jackson.

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Suddenly sent from their home in Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them, sisters Phaedra and Dionne spend the summer of 1989 living with their grandmother Hyacinth, a midwife and practitioner of the local spiritual practice of obeah.

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