The Magical Adventures of Pretty Pearl (A Charlotte Zolotow Book)

The Magical Adventures of Pretty Pearl (A Charlotte Zolotow Book) by Virginia Hamilton 0060221860 9780060221867
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One long time ago, Pretty Pearl god child lived high on a mountaintop in Africa with all other gods. Curious about mankind and itching to show off her powers, she came down off the mountain with her brother, know-all best god John de Conquer, and sailed on a slave ship for America. There she saw the suffering of the black people, and felt their sorrow right behind her eyes . Pretty Pearl knew now was her time to act.Brother John gave her a magical necklace, a set of rules to follow, and a warning to be careful. Them human beins be awful tricky, he said.they has most winnin ways. Drawing upon her fabulous storehouse of black legend, myth, and folklore, Virginia Hamilton has ventured into new ways of exploring the human spirit in this extrodinary fantasy filled with mysteries, beauty, and hope.

Author: Virginia Hamilton

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 311

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers

Publication Date: 1983-01-01


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