My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl

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9780030005077: My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl

Rosa Guy’s tropical retelling of "The Little Mermaid" is the gorgeous, tragic love story of Désirée, a beautiful peasant girl who devotes herself to the handsome, aristocratic young man whose life she has saved. When his upper-class fami-ly feels that Désirée’s skin is too dark and her family too poor for a boy destined for power and wealth, Désirée proves that she is willing to give everything for love. This lovely reprint will break your heart.

Born in Trinidad, Rosa Guy has written 15 novels and has received the Coretta Scott King Award, and The New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year citation.

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Allegorical yet voluptuously earthy, filled with the heartbreaking simplicity of a fairy tale, My Love, My Love is a novel of universal themes, elemental power, and total enchantment. The basis for the hit Broadway musical Once on This Island, My Love, My Love is a spellbinding story unfolding a moving message.

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Born in Trinidad, Rosa Guy is the author of fifteen novels, including Bird at My Window, The Friends, and A Measure of Time. She is co-founder of both the Harlem Writerís Guild and the Black Arts Movement. Guy has received the Coretta Scott King Award, The New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year citation, and the American Library Associationís Best Book Award. Ms. Guy lives in New York City.

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