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Bish Denham

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Influences

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July 2011


Bish Denham, whose mother’s side of the family has been in the Caribbean for over one hundred years, was raised in the U. S. Virgin Islands. She still has lots of family living there whom she visits regularly.

She says, “Growing up in the islands was like living inside a history book. Columbus named the islands, Sir Francis Drake sailed through the area, and Alexander Hamilton was raised on St. Croix. The ruins of hundreds of sugar plantations, built with the sweat and blood of slave labor, litter the islands. Then there were the pirates who plied the waters. It is within this atmosphere of wonder and mystery, that I grew up. Life for me was magical, and through my writing I hope to pass on some of that magic.”

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Average rating: 4.59 · 66 ratings · 38 reviews · 6 distinct works
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A Word is a Word is a Word. IWSG, Origins, LoanWords, Dribble

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Wow. This is one of those books that can make the reader cringe because it's just so poignant and awful and tragic and hopeful and graphic and so full of truth. Having worked for 23 with abused kids I've heard stories like the author's - and worse. I ...more
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What's not to love about this story? It is so sweet and tender as it tackles the difficult issues so many kids have to deal with: a parent in jail, a dead parent, a parent being deported, being the child of a bi-racial couple. I loved each of the kid ...more
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