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Ancestor stones / Aminatta Forna.

Author/Creator:
Forna, Aminatta.
Edition:
First American Edition
Publication:
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006.
Distribution:
Berkeley, California : Distributed by Publishers Group West,
Format/Description:
Book
[6], 317, [7] pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Sisters -- Sierra Leone -- Fiction.
Coffee plantations -- Sierra Leone -- Fiction.
Sierra Leone -- Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
United States California Berkeley.
Contents:
Prologue. Abie, 2003: The women's garden
Seeds. Asana, 1926: Shadows of the moon; Mariama, 1931: Stones; Hawa, 1939: Fish; Serah, 1950: Woman Palava
Dreams. Asanaa, 1941: Bitter Kola; Mariama, 1942: Kassila the Sea God; Hawa, 1955: Josephine Baker; Serah, 1956: Red shoes
Secrets. Hawa, 1965: The music of flutes; Mariama, 1970: Other side of the road; Serah, 1978: The dream; Asana, 1985: Mambore
Consequences. Hawa, 1991: Sugar; Serah, 1996: The storm; Asana, 1998: The box; Mariama, 1999: Twelfth night
Epilogue. Abie, 2003: The women's gardens II.
Notes:
First published in Great Britain in 2006 by Bloomsbury Publishing Pc., London.
"Family tree designed by Jennifer Newlin Bell."
"The text of this book is set in Bembo."--A Note on the Type.
"Jacket design by Patti Ratchford. Jacket art by Bruno Barbier/Robert Harding."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has autograph of Aminatta Forna.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Forna, Aminatta (autograph) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2006
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0871139448 :
OCLC:
70054386
Publisher Number:
9780871139443
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