History Literature / BrownGirlInTheRing

18th Oct '14 4:04:45 PM TrustBen
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* RaisedByGrandparents - Ti-Jeanne has a DisappearedDad and MissingMom and so is raised by her grandmother.



* OurZombiesAreDifferent - Type V Voodoo zombies.

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* OurZombiesAreDifferent - Type V Voodoo zombies. FlayingAlive: Rudy does this to his zombified housekeeper Mabel while a paralyzed Tony is ForcedToWatch



* OurZombiesAreDifferent - Type V Voodoo zombies.
* RaisedByGrandparents - Ti-Jeanne has a DisappearedDad and MissingMom and so is raised by her grandmother.



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2nd Mar '13 1:36:18 PM Xtifr
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Brown Girl in the Ring is a 1999 novel by Nalo Hopskinson. Ti-Jeanne , a [[TeenPregnancy young mother]] lives in what remains of Central Toronto after it was abandoned by the wealthy and powerful. Speaking of the wealhy and powerful, the premier of Canada needs a human heart to replace her own. She calls on Rudy, who is a powerful gangster who controls the flow of [[FantasticDrug Buff]] to procure it for her. He deputizes Tony, Ti-Jeanne's baby father, to do the killing for the organ. Frightened, Tony calls on Ti-Jeanne and her grandmother Gros-Jeanne for help. And so Ti-Jeanne's journey begins.

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Brown ''Brown Girl in the Ring Ring'' is a 1999 novel by Nalo Hopskinson.Hopkinson. Ti-Jeanne , a [[TeenPregnancy young mother]] lives in what remains of Central Toronto after it was abandoned by the wealthy and powerful. Speaking of the wealhy and powerful, the premier of Canada needs a human heart to replace her own. She calls on Rudy, who is a powerful gangster who controls the flow of [[FantasticDrug Buff]] to procure it for her. He deputizes Tony, Ti-Jeanne's baby father, to do the killing for the organ. Frightened, Tony calls on Ti-Jeanne and her grandmother Gros-Jeanne for help. And so Ti-Jeanne's journey begins.
2nd Mar '13 1:32:21 PM Xtifr
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26th Apr '12 7:44:15 PM animeg3282
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* OurZombiesAreDifferent - Type V Voodoo zombies.
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* ChekhovsGunman - Crazy Betty [[spoiler: who is revealed to be Ti-Jeanne's mother]]


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* RaisedByGrandparents - Ti-Jeanne has a DisappearedDad and MissingMom and so is raised by her grandmother.
20th Apr '12 10:42:33 AM animeg3282
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* DomesticAbuser - Rudy is depicted to have hit his wife [[spoiler: Gros-Jeanne]]
* FamilyThemeNaming - Gros-Jeanne, Mi-Jeanne and Ti-Jeanne - Big, Medium and Small Jeanne - Grandmother, mother and child.
* LukeIAmYourFather [[spoiler: Rudy is Ti-Jeanne's grandfather]]
* NoNameGiven - Ti-Jeanne's child is named only 'Baby'
*{{Voudoun}} - Ti-Jeanne's grandmother is a practitioner. [[spoiler: Ti-Jeanne's spiritual father is Papa Legeba, and Ti-Jeanne is 'ridden' by several spirits. Baby as well]]
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Brown Girl in the Ring is a 1999 novel by Nalo Hopskinson. Ti-Jeanne , a [[TeenPregnancy young mother]] lives in what remains of Central Toronto after it was abandoned by the wealthy and powerful. Speaking of the wealhy and powerful, the premier of Canada needs a human heart to replace her own. She calls on Rudy, who is a powerful gangster who controls the flow of [[FantasticDrug Buff]] to procure it for her. He deputizes Tony, Ti-Jeanne's baby father, to do the killing for the organ. Frightened, Tony calls on Ti-Jeanne and her grandmother Gros-Jeanne for help. And so Ti-Jeanne's journey begins.

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