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This is a moving story of self-discovery and survival. It tells of an 11 year old girl, who finds herself in a land of strangers with hers the only black face in a sea of white, after being summoned to Britain by the father she has never known.
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'This is a powerful first novel, a book that defies you to put it down. Joan Riley handles her material with great skill' British Book NewsSynopsis:
Her father's violence and her new classmate's hostility force Hyacinth, eleven, to try to forget her new home in England by dreaming about her old one in Jamaica.
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Book Description Womens Pr Ltd, London, England, 1985. Paperback. Condition: New. New. Very little shelfwear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fiction. Seller Inventory # 043173
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Book Description Womens Pr Ltd, 1993. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0704339595