Coverart for item
The Resource The last Warner woman, Kei Miller

The last Warner woman, Kei Miller

Label
The last Warner woman
Title
The last Warner woman
Statement of responsibility
Kei Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adamine Bustamante is born in Jamaica, inside one of the islands last leper colonies. When she goes to a Revivalist Church, she discovers her gift of warning. But no one has bothered to warn Adamine that when she migrates to England her prophecies of hurricanes and earthquakes will no longer be respected. People will think she is crazy and lock her away in a mental hospital. Now, an old woman, Adamine wants to tell her own story but she must compete with Mr Writer Man the novelist who is twisting her words for his own book, and Adamine doesnt know why. In a story about magic and migration, about stories and story-telling, we discover it is never one person who owns a story, or who has the right to tell it
Summary
At the end of her life and in a mental hospital, Jamaican-born Adamine Bustamante is eager to tell a writer the story of her special power and how it was no longer appreciated once she moved to England, but the writer has a story of his own to tell
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10071195
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Kei
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biographical fiction
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Women prophets
  • Jamaicans
Target audience
adult
Label
The last Warner woman, Kei Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000046039129
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9780297860792
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The last Warner woman, Kei Miller
Publication
Control code
000046039129
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9780297860792
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
Processing Feedback ...