Item description for A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale by Lorrimer Burford...
A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale A Novel By Lorrimer Burford Underpinned by common Jamaican themes, A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale tells the story of a young man intent on saving an aspect of his heritage that is dying- the storytelling. He is heavily influenced by his father's skill at relating these stories.When his family migrates, he comes face to face with the possibility of losing this part of his heritage-forever. By merging these tales with the story of this young man, Burford skilfully creates a supernatural synthesis which captures and tantalizes the reader. ______________________ Having read Lorrimer Burford's "A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale", I feel proud to be a country bumpkin. I am even more proud because the settings of the tales are all from the parish of my birth. The duppy stories are intricately, yet easily woven and are guaranteed to give even the experienced reader goosebumps. Thank you for causing me to relive my rich cultural heritage. I wish that all who read this magnificent work will want to know more about Jamaican folklore and will tell their own stories to keep our oral traditions alive. OLIVER SAMUELS, Actor, Performer
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Studio: LMH Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Jan 10, 2005
Publisher LMH Publishers
ISBN 9768184841 ISBN13 9789768184849
Availability 119 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 22, 2017 09:28.
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