Picking Up the Ghost

Picking Up the Ghost

Paperback

By (artist) Mara Sternberg, By (author) Tone Milazzo

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  • Publisher: Chizine Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 263 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 216mm x 25mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 19 July 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Toronto
  • ISBN 10: 1926851358
  • ISBN 13: 9781926851358
  • Illustrations note: chiefly Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,884,438

Product description

Living in St. Jude, a 110-year-old dying city on the edge of the Mississippi, is tough. But when a letter informs fourteen-year-old Cinque Williams of the passing of the father he never met, he is faced with an incomplete past and an uncertain future. A curse meant for his father condemns Cinque to a slow death even as it opens his eyes to the strange otherworld around him. With help from the ghost Willy T, an enigmatic White Woman named Iku, an African Loa, and a devious shape-shifter, Cinque gathers the tools to confront the ghost of his dead father. But he will learn that sometimes too much knowledge can be dangerous - and the people he trusts most are those poised to betray him.

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