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Breath, Eyes, Memory
by Edwidge Danticat
At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York, to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame that can be healed only when she returns to Haiti--to the women who first reared her. What ensues is...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Claire of the Sea Light (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Edwidge Danticat
From the best-selling author of Brother, I’m Dying and The Dew Breaker: a stunning new work of fiction that brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. Claire Limyè Lanmè—Claire of the Sea Light—is an enchanting child born into love...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Farming of Bones
by Edwidge Danticat
It is 1937 and Amabelle Désir, a young Haitian woman living in the Dominican Republic, has built herself a life as the servant and companion of the wife of a wealthy colonel. She and Sebastien, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to marry. But Amabelle's  world collapses when a wave of genocidal violence, driven by Dominican...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Sex & Erotica; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Brother, I'm Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Edwidge Danticat
From the age of four, award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph as her “second father,” when she was placed in his care after her parents left Haiti for America. And so she was both elated and saddened when, at twelve, she joined her parents and youngest brothers in New York City. As Edwidge made a...
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Categories: Memoirs
The Royal Diaries: Anacaona, Golden Flower
by Edwidge Danticat
Edwidge Danticat, the award-winning, best-selling author of THE FARMING OF BONES and KRIK? KRAK! offers a powerful addition to The Royal Diaries series with the story of Haiti's heroic queen Anacaona. With her signature narrative grace, Edwidge Danticat brings Haiti's beautiful queen Anacaona to life. Queen Anacaona was the wife of one...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Krik? Krak!
by Edwidge Danticat
Arriving one year after the Haitian-American's first novel ( Breath, Eyes, Memory ) alerted critics to her compelling voice, these 10 stories, some of which have appeared in small literary journals, confirm Danticat's reputation as a remarkably gifted writer. Examining the lives of ordinary Haitians, particularly those struggling to...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Eight Days
by Edwidge Danticat
From National Book Award nominee Edwidge Danticat comes a timely, brilliantly crafted story of hope and imagination--a powerful tribute to Haiti and children around the world! Hope comes alive in this heartfelt and deeply resonating story. While Junior is trapped for 8 days beneath his collapsed house after an earthquake, he uses his...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Haiti Noir (Akashic Noir)
by Edwidge Danticat
"A wide-ranging collection from the beloved but besieged Caribbean island. […] The 36th entry in Akashic's Noir series (which ranges from Bronx to Delhi to Twin Cities) is beautifully edited, with a spectrum of voices." -- Kirkus Reviews "Danticat has succeeded in assembling a group portrait of Haitian culture and resilience that...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Dew Breaker (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Edwidge Danticat
We meet him late in life: a quiet man, a good father and husband, a fixture in his Brooklyn neighborhood, a landlord and barber with a terrifying scar across his face. As the book unfolds, moving seamlessly between Haiti in the 1960s and New York City today, we enter the lives of those around him, and learn that he has also kept a...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (Updated) (Vintage Departures)
by Edwidge Danticat
In After the Dance , one of Haiti’s most renowned daughters returns to her homeland, taking readers on a stunning, exquisitely rendered journey beyond the hedonistic surface of Carnival and into its deep heart. Edwidge Danticat had long been scared off from Carnival by a loved one, who spun tales of people dislocating hips from...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Memoirs; Social Sciences
The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States
by Edwidge Danticat
In five sections—Childhood, Migration, Half/First Generation, Return, and Future—the thirty-three contributors to this anthology write movingly, often hauntingly, of their lives in Haiti and the United States. Their dyaspora , much like a butterfly's fluctuating path, is a shifting landscape in which there is much travel between two...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
First Person Fiction: Behind the Mountains
by Edwidge Danticat
First Person Fiction is dedicated to the immigrant experience in modern America. In "Behind the Mountains" Edwidge Danticat tells the story of Celiane and her family's struggles in Haiti and New York. It is election time in Haiti, and bombs are going off in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. During a visit from her home in rural Haiti...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
Haiti Noir 2: The Classics (Akashic Noir)
by Edwidge Danticat
Edwidge Danticat's short story from Haiti Noir 2: The Classics , "The Port-au-Prince Marriage Special," was included in Ms. Magazine 's Fall 2013 issue. "A worthy sequel that skillfully uses a popular genre to help us better understand an often frustratingly complex and indecipherable society." -- Miami Herald "There is danger...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
A Walk Through Carnival (A Vintage Short)
by Edwidge Danticat
A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection   Growing up in Haiti, Edwidge Danticat kept well clear of carnival—terrified by the stories of danger and debauchery that her uncle told her. Decades later, a grown woman and accomplished author, she returns home to find out what she’s been missing.   In this selection from After the Dance...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Memoirs; Social Sciences
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