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The new moon's arms / Nalo Hopkinson.

Hopkinson, Nalo. (Author). Hammond, Gin. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780792748236 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792748239 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 59 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2007.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Gin Hammond.
Summary, etc.:
What's in a name? A lot, according to Caribbean-born Chastity, who has adopted the more fitting moniker Calamity. Now in her fifties, true to her name, Calamity is confronting two big life transitions: her beloved father has just died, and she is starting menopause, a physical shift that has rekindled her special gift for finding lost things. Suddenly she is getting hot flashes that seem to forge objects out of thin air. Only this time, the lost item that has washed up on the shore is not her old toy truck or her hairbrush, but a four-year-old boy. As Calamity takes the child into her care, she discovers that all is not as it seems: the boy's family is most unusual. Then Calamity must reawaken to the mysteries surrounding her own childhood and the early disappearance of her mother.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Grandmothers > Fiction.
Magic realism (Literature)
Caribbean Area > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

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