The Resource Praise song for the butterflies, (ebook)

Praise song for the butterflies, (ebook)

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Praise song for the butterflies
Title
Praise song for the butterflies
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Language
eng
Summary
Abebe Tsikata lives a comfortable, happy life in West Africa as the privileged nine-year-old daughter of a government employee and stay-at-home mother. But when the Tsikatas' idyllic lifestyle takes a turn for the worse, Abebe's father, following his mother's advice, places her in a religious shrine, hoping that the sacrifice of his daughter will serve as religious atonement for the crimes of his ancestors. Unspeakable acts befall Abebe for the fifteen years she is enslaved within the shrine. When she is finally rescued, broken and battered, she must struggle to overcome her past, endure the revelation of family secrets, and learn to trust and love again. In the tradition of Chris Cleave's Little Bee, Praise Song for the Butterflies is a contemporary story that offers an educational, eye-opening account of the practice of ritual servitude in West Africa. Spanning decades and two continents, Praise Song for the Butterflies will break and heal your heart
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Midwest
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McFadden, Bernice L
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Child slaves
  • Courage
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Ghana
Target audience
adult
Label
Praise song for the butterflies, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617756511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12064806
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12064806
System control number
MWT12064806
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Praise song for the butterflies, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617756511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12064806
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12064806
System control number
MWT12064806
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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