The Last Warner Woman

A Novel
Product Number: EB00646061
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781566893053
Publisher: Coffee House Press
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"A deceptive spellbinder . . . The story of women haunted by women, and of the dangers of both keeping secrets and saying too much." -Marlon James Adamine Bustamante is born in one of Jamaica's last leper colonies. When Adamine grows up, she discovers she has the gift of "warning": the power to protect, inspire, and terrify. But when she is sent to live in England, her prophecies of impending disaster are met with a different kind of fear-people think she is insane and lock her away in a mental hospital. Now an older woman, the spirited Adamine wants to tell her story. But she must wrestle for the truth with the mysterious "Mr. Writer Man," who has a tale of his own to share, one that will cast Adamine's life in an entirely new light. In a story about magic and migration, stories and storytelling, and the New and Old Worlds, we discover it is never one person who owns a story or has the right to tell it.

Author(s): Kei Miller
Original Publish Date: Mar 07, 2012

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