Mama Day

Mama Day

Book - 1988
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On the island of Willow Springs, off the Georgia coast, the powers of healer Mama Day are tested by her great niece, Cocoa, a stubbornly emancipated woman endangered by the island's darker forces. A powerful generational saga at once tender and suspenseful, overflowing with magic and common sense.
Publisher: New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1988
ISBN: 9780679721819
0679721819
9780899197166
0899197167
Branch Call Number: FICTION NAYLOR
Characteristics: 312 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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LPL_ShirleyB Apr 28, 2017

This story is so vivid --I read it when it was 1st published in the late 1980s and I can still picture some of the scenes as if I watched a film-version! I want to re-read it soon; I'm feeling a need to revel in some good magical realism.

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careinseattle
Nov 01, 2010

One of my all-time favorite books. Powerful, magical, real, engrossing, heartbreaking, lingering in my consciousness long after I finish reading it.

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