The Star Side of Bird Hill Setting

Jackson, Naomi
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Bird Hill

Bird Hill is an area on the island of Barbados where Dionne and Phaedra are sent to live with their grandmother when their mother can no longer take care of them. As far as attractions go in Bird Hill, the most notable points of interest are the local church and its adjoining graveyard. Otherwise, it is a predominantly residential community consisting of single family houses and sugarcane fields. The area was once a plantation run by a white slave-owning family, but when the last remaining member of the family passed away the slaves were freed and they took the land for their own. Dionne and Phaedra's ancestors date back to Bird Hill's inception, and their family has resided in the area ever since. As a result, their family's history is inextricably intertwined with the history of Bird Hill. Due to its relatively small size, the Bird Hill...

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