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Praise song for the butterflies

Author: Bernice L McFadden
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018. ©2018
Series: Thorndike Press large print African-American series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Abeo Kata lives a comfortable, happy life in West Africa as the nine-year-old daughter of a government employee and stay-at-home mother. But when Katas' idyllic lifestyle takes a turn for the orse, Abeo's father, following his mother's advise places the girl in a religious shrine, hoping that the sarcrifice of his daughter will serve as atonement for the crimes of his ancestors. Unspeakable acts befall Abeo for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Large type books
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernice L McFadden
ISBN: 9781432861438 1432861433
OCLC Number: 1057242655
Description: 313 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print African-American series.
Responsibility: by Bernice L. McFadden.

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Abeo Kata lives a comfortable, happy life in West Africa as the nine-year-old daughter of a government employee and stay-at-home mother. But when Katas' idyllic lifestyle takes a turn for the orse, Abeo's father, following his mother's advise places the girl in a religious shrine, hoping that the sarcrifice of his daughter will serve as atonement for the crimes of his ancestors. Unspeakable acts befall Abeo for the fifteen years she is held in the shrine . Finally resued, broken and battered, she must struggle to overcome her past, endure the reveation of family secrets, and learn to trust and love again.

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