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A jigsaw of fire and stars

Author: Yaba Badoe
Publisher: London : Zephyr, an imprint of Head of Zeus, 2018. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A potent, powerful, haunting contemporary debut that steps seamlessly from the horrors of people-trafficking to the magic of African fairy tale and folklore by an award-winning Ghanaian-British filmmaker. Sante was a baby when she was washed ashore in a sea-chest laden with treasure. It seems she is the sole survivor of the tragic sinking of a ship carrying refugees. Her people. Fourteen years on she's a member of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Magic realist fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Teen fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yaba Badoe
ISBN: 9781786695499 1786695499
OCLC Number: 1043907059
Notes: Originally published: 2017.
Description: 309 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Yaba Badoe.

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'A richly woven mix of magical realism and Ghanaian mythology combine to make a unique, intriguing novel' Metro, Best Boosk for Kids. 'Astutely mashes modernity and folklore with incredible vibrancy Read more...

 
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