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The Braid
The Braid by Helen Frost 0374309620 9780374309626
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The Braid by Helen Frost

Two sisters, Jeannie and Sarah, tell their separate yet tightly interwoven stories in alternating narrative poems. Each sister - Jeannie, who leaves Scotland during the Highland Clearances with her father, mother, and the younger children, and Sarah, who hides so she can stay behind with her grandmother - carries a length of the others hair braided with her own. The braid binds them together when they are worlds apart and reminds them of who they used to be before they were evicted from the Western Isles, where their family had lived for many generations. The award-winning poet Helen Frost eloquently twists strand over strand of language, braiding the words at the edges of the poems to bring new poetic forms to life while intertwining the destinies of two young girls and the people who cross their paths in this unforgettable novel. An authors note describes the inventive poetic form in detail.

Author: Helen Frost

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 112

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Publication Date: 2006-10-03

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ISBN: 0374309620


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