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The Book of Color Julia Blackburn

The Book of Color

Julia Blackburn

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ISBN : 9780679758372
Paperback
192 pages
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In the late 19th century, an English missionary arrives on a remote island in the Indian Ocean, intent on wiping our fornication among the natives. Instead he incurs a curse that strikes first his dark-skinned wife, then his son and grandson. But isMoreIn the late 19th century, an English missionary arrives on a remote island in the Indian Ocean, intent on wiping our fornication among the natives. Instead he incurs a curse that strikes first his dark-skinned wife, then his son and grandson. But is the curse supernatural--or a white mans guilty fascination with an alien new world? A hypnotic, cryptic, haunting exploration of the power of memory.--Boston Globe.