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Praisesong for the WidowA middle aged successful Afro American woman journeys to. I read this thirty years ago but still recall it vividly Excellent and underappreciated RecommendedSome years later 2019 and I just read of Paule Marshall's death I gave away my copy as a gift to an English Lit teacher who had first borrowed it and then was so impressed that she wanted to write an academic article with Marshall as the subject Wonderful book Marshall was a wonderful writer

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FREE DOWNLOAD Praisesong for the Widow ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ë A middle aged successful Afro American woman journeys to the small Caribbean isle of Carriacou where she discovers a past and a culture she learns to cherish from WorldCatThe small Caribbean isle of Carriacou where she discovers. i’m so glad i found my physical copy of this the writing is beautiful and it makes up for the at times confusion or slowness of the storyline it’s really a beautiful story about how we are less separate from our ancestors than we believe and i love it for that

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A past and a culture she learns to cherish from WorldCat. This was a beautiful book about a black woman Avey Johnson who after she is widowed finds herself feeling strangely unsettled in her White Plains NY home She also is somehow at odds with her two best women friends and traveling companions On a Caribbean cruise she is taking with the two friends she abruptly uits the trip after having some disturbing dreams She goes ashore in Grenada and there begins a series of strange almost mystical experiences that lead her into taking part in an annual excursion of 'out islanders' to their tiny island home two hours' sail from Grenada The people she meets and the things she experiences in their midst help her toward a resolution of her spiritual tumult Long years ago as a little girl she had been sent to spend her summers with her father's great aunt The old woman had insisted on Avey's knowing the story of the old ones the ancestors Avey realizes that she had abandoned her cultural heritage after growing up marrying Jay Johnson and having children and working long years in a civil service position Taking part in the rituals associated with the excursion she realizes the deep importance of being true to one's ancestors and honoring their lives and values The excursion over Avey Avatara heads back to the US but vowing to ensure that her family's history gets passed to others especially her daughter Marion The entire story is enthralling but the last two three chapters are truly touching