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Book 3, The War, Chapters 1-4 Summary

One Sunday, the family hears on the radio that war has been declared in Europe. They are horrified, and Silla thanks God that she does not have to send any of her children off to die in the war. Selina finally gets her period and she starts developing breasts. One weekend, Silla is making Barbados delicacies in the kitchen, which she sells for extra money. Her friends Florrie and Iris come over, and as they eat her cooking, they try to convince her to come back to church. Silla declares that she does not want to come back because there are too many hypocrites there. As if to prove her right, Florrie then begins encouraging Silla to turn to Obeah, an island religion practiced in Barbados. Florrie tells a creepy story about how her aunt...

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