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A Thief in the Village James Berry

A Thief in the Village By James Berry

A Thief in the Village by James Berry


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Summary

Gustas is nearly killed in the hurricane, trying to save his banana tree; Nenna and her brother patrol the cocnut plantation at night, ready to catch interlopers; Becky longs for a bicycle and Fanso longs to find his father who walked out thirteen years ago. This collection of short stories brings the author's Caribbean childhood vividly to life.

A Thief in the Village Summary

A Thief in the Village by James Berry

Gustas is nearly killed in the hurricane, trying to save his banana tree; Nenna and her brother Man-Man patrol the cocnut plantation in the dead of night, ready to catch interlopers; Becky longs for a bicycle and Fanso longs to find his father who walked out thirteen years ago.
This is a wonderfully atmospheric collection of contemporary short stories that bring James Berry's Caribbean childhood vividly to life.

About James Berry

James Berry was born and grew up in Jamaica. He is a distinguised writer and poet. In 1982 he won the National Poetry Society's Annual Prize for Fantasy of an African Boy, and in 1987 A Thief in the Village was the Grand Prix winner of the Smarties Prize. He lives both in Jamaica and in Sussex.

Additional information

GOR008256728
9780141368641
0141368640
A Thief in the Village by James Berry
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
20160707
176
N/A
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