Bread From the Sky by Marie McCarthy
Approx. 96,460 words.
Published on January 2, 2011.
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.