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Hopkinson, Nalo. THE SALT ROADS. New York: Warner, (2003.) First Edition

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Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Fascinating historical novel by this award witning writer. Spanning the centuries, and imbued by the spirit of Afro-Caribbean mythology, it tells the stories of 3 women - Mer, a slave-midwife struggling to survive on the island of Saint Domingue, before it was renamed Haiti; Jeanne who is having an affair with the 19th century French bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire, adn Meritet, a 3rd century Nubian prostitute who becomes known as 'St Mary of the Desert.' Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to lower corner of front cover.) .

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