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Adisa, Opal Palmer. Bake Face and Other Guava Stories. Berkeley: Kelsey Street, 1986. "Duppy Get Her." A pregnant woman sees her dead grandmother beckoning to her from the cane fields, and can barely be restrained from following, so the community healer sends her home to her mother's house, where the baby is born the next day. "Me Man Angel." A mother of nine inherits her little nephew, who occupies a special place in her heart. When he is killed by a car, she is desolate until one of the village elders appears with a puppy "sent" by the dead boy.