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Synopsis:

It is Easter 1981, and Jamaica is in a state of emergency: There is violence in the streets and police checkpoints are everywhere. Following the funeral of her sister, Jean hears ancestral voices which urge flight from this troubled place--voices which tell of the hardships and wonders, of the beauty and atrocity, that are indelible parts of the Jamaican experience.

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ISBN:
9780452280755
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Cezair-Thompson, Margaret
Author:
Cezair-Thompson, Margaret
Publisher:
Plume
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20000801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.03x6.05x.79 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , It is Easter 1981, and Jamaica is in a state of emergency: There is violence in the streets and police checkpoints are everywhere. Following the funeral of her sister, Jean hears ancestral voices which urge flight from this troubled place--voices which tell of the hardships and wonders, of the beauty and atrocity, that are indelible parts of the Jamaican experience.
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