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15%OFFJames Berry - A Thief in the Village - 9780141368641 - V9780141368641
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A Thief in the Village

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Description for A Thief in the Village Paperback. 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. Series: A Puffin Book. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFA. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 131 x 198 x 13. Weight in Grams: 130.
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.

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Series
A Puffin Book
Condition
New
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141368641
SKU
V9780141368641
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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.

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