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Martine Leavitt Keturah and Lord Death.(Young adult review)(Brief article)(Book review)

Martine Leavitt Keturah and Lord Death.(Young adult review)(Brief article)(Book review)

Baker, Deirdre F.

Martine Leavitt Keturah and Lord Death 216 pp. Front Street 11/06 ISBN 1-932425-29-2 $16.95 (High School) Taken by Death when she wanders too far into the forest, sixteen-year-old Keturah uses her expert storytelling skills, Scheherezade-like, to bargain with the handsome lord. Caught in the web of her story, he grants her a day’s respite so he can hear the rest of her romantic tale; further, he promises that if she finds her true love, he will let her live. It takes more than one day’s reprieve, but Keturah works miracles–for others: she finds good husbands for her friends, …