Vintage, Paperback, 9780679721819, 336pp.
Publication Date: April 23, 1989
On the island of Willow Springs, off the Georgia coast, the powers of healer Mama Day are tested by her great niece, Cocoa, a stubbornly emancipated woman endangered by the island's darker forces. A powerful generational saga at once tender and suspenseful, overflowing with magic and common sense.
About the Author
Gloria Naylor is the author of The Women of Brewster Place, which won the National Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.