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Summer Lightning & Other Stories

Summer Lightning & Other Stories (Paperback)

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Written in vivid, colourful detail, these rich, compelling stories recreate with sensitivity and wit a whole range of emotions, from childhood hope to brooding melancholy.

Children'sEducational materialEducational: English literatureSchool editions of fiction textsChildren'sFiction & true storiesShort storiesFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Hodder Education Publication Date: 28/04/1986 ISBN-13: 9780582786271  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Born in 1941, Olive Senior spent her early years in Trelawny and another rural Jamaican parish, Westmoreland. In her Trelawny village she was one of ten children in a poor family; she was an only child in her relatives Westmoreland home of comparative wealth. Moving between households, she was pretty much being shifted between two extremes of a continuum based on race, colour and class in Jamaica. She now lives in Canada.She is the author of The Message is Change (on the 1972 General Elections in Jamaica), Talking of Trees (a collection of poems), a reference book, A-Z of Jamaican Heritage, andArrival of the snake woman in the Longman Caribbean Writers Series. Summer Lightning, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for 1987, is Olive Senior s first collection of short stories.

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