The Star Side of Bird Hill (Compact Disc)

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By Naomi Jackson, Robin Miles (Read by)
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July 2015 Indie Next List

“In the summer of 1989, sisters Dionne and Phaedra -- aged 16 and 10, respectively -- are shuttled from their Brooklyn life to their grandmother Hyacinth's home in Barbados. Dionne is filled with palpable teenage angst and the desire for romance, while Phaedra prefers to experience the mysteries of Bird Hill with her grandmother. Both girls have a tentative curiosity about their mother's early life on the island, but it is not until their father shows up unexpectedly that they question their very identities and what it means to be 'home.' Reminiscent of Jamaica Kincaid, Jackson's coming-of-age tale makes Barbados spring from the page with humor, beauty, and heartbreak.”
— Amanda Hurley, Inkwood Books, Tampa, FL

Product Details
ISBN: 9781490675848
ISBN-10: 1490675841
Publisher: Recorded Books
Publication Date: July 2015
Language: English