The Star Side of Bird Hill

The Star Side of Bird Hill

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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.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781594205958
Branch Call Number: FIC JACKSON, NAOMI
Characteristics: 298 pages ; 22 cm


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LPL_RachaelP Nov 13, 2015

Lyrical and haunting, The Star Side of Bird Hill is an emotional read by this first-time author. Highly recommended!


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siammarino Aug 15, 2015

Dionne and her younger sister Phaedra are sent from Brooklyn to Barbados to live with their grandmother. A real culture shock that Phaedra embraces, but not Dionne. Loved learning about Barbados: its people, traditions, foods, and history.


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