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The Best American Essays 201... -
 

The Best American Essays 201...

The Best American Series®First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazine… more

The Best American Essays 2011: The Best American Series
Mariner Books , English
The Best American Sampler: T... - Best American Series
 

The Best American Sampler: T...Best American Series

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. The guest editor then choos… more

The Best American Sampler: The Best American Series
Best American Series
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English
Brother, I'm Dying - Edwidge Danticat
 

Brother, I'm DyingEdwidge 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, … more

Brother, I’m Dying
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage , English
Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat
 

Breath, Eyes, MemoryEdwidge 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 th… more

Breath, Eyes, Memory
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
Krik? Krak! - Edwidge Danticat
 

Krik? Krak!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 remarkab… more

Krik? Krak!
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
By Love Possessed: Stories - Lorna Goodison
 

By Love Possessed: StoriesLorna Goodison

“A beautifully written and evocative book.”—Danielle Evans, author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize“Written by the hand of a poet, the prose in this collection is consistently beautiful.”… more

By Love Possessed: Stories
Lorna Goodison
Amistad , English
To Create: Black Writers, Fi... - Felicia Pride
 

To Create: Black Writers, Fi...Felicia Pride

To Create is a collection of illuminating interviews with an eclectic set of black artists—including Harry Belafonte, Method Man, Nikki Giovanni, Edwidge Danticat, Edward P. Jones, Booker T. Mattison, and more—as conducted by the writer, e… more

To Create: Black Writers, Filmmakers, Storytellers, Artists, and Media-Makers Riff on Art, Careers, Life, and the Beautiful Mess in Between
Felicia Pride
Agate Digital , English
The Dew Breaker (Vintage Con... - Edwidge Danticat
 

The Dew Breaker (Vintage Con...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 a… more

The Dew Breaker (Vintage Contemporaries)
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage , English
The Best Creative Nonfiction... -
 

The Best Creative Nonfiction...

“Intelligent but accessible, and often poignant … [by] the biggest talents on the essay and blog beat.” —Publishers Weekly (on Vol. 2)Anyone still asking, “What is creative nonfiction?” will find the answer in this collection of artfull… more

The Best Creative Nonfiction (Vol. 3)
W. W. Norton & Company , English
Create Dangerously: The Immi... - Edwidge Danticat
 

Create Dangerously: The Immi...Edwidge Danticat

Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I’ve always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to… more

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work
Edwidge Danticat
Princeton University Press , English
The Farming of Bones - Edwidge Danticat
 

The Farming of BonesEdwidge 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 … more

The Farming of Bones
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danti... - BookRags
 

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danti...BookRags

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This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion.

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat l Summary & Study Guide
BookRags
English
Farming of Bones - Edwidge Danticat
 

Farming of BonesEdwidge Danticat

In 1937, Rafael Trujillo, President of the Dominican Republic, decided to rid his country of the many Haitians who worked in the cane fields. The characters here are fiction but the story is not. Amabell Desirt is a young Haitian orphaned … more

Farming of Bones
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat
 

Breath, Eyes, MemoryEdwidge Danticat

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from the impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York to be reunited with her mother. There she gains a legacy of shame that can only be healed when sh… more

Breath, Eyes, Memory
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
The Butterfly's Way: Voices ... - Edwidge Danticat
 

The Butterfly's Way: Voices ...Edwidge Danticat

In four sections—Childhood, Migration, First Generation, and Return—the contributors to this anthology write powerfully, often hauntingly, of their lives in Haiti and the United States. Jean-Robert Cadet’s description of his Haitian childho… more

The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
Literary Expressions of Afri... -
 

Literary Expressions of Afri...

With a focus on the connected spiritual legacy of the black Atlantic, Literary Expressions of African Spirituality leads the way to more comprehensive trans geographical studies of African spirituality in black art. With essays focusing on … more

Literary Expressions of African Spirituality
Lexington Books , English
Claire of the Sea Light (Vin... - Edwidge Danticat
 

Claire of the Sea Light (Vin...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… more

Claire of the Sea Light (Vintage Contemporaries)
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage , English
Selected Tales of the Brothe... - Brothers Grimm
 

Selected Tales of the Brothe...Brothers Grimm

This new edition of the beloved tales of the Brothers Grimm – selected, translated and edited by Peter Wortsman - is drawn from the 1857 edition of the German original, the last edition reviewed and approved by the Brothers in their lifetim… more

Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Brothers Grimm
Archipelago , English
Caribbean Women Writers and ... - Helen C. Scott
 

Caribbean Women Writers and ...Helen C. Scott

Helen Scott approaches contemporary Caribbean women’s writing in the context of global and local economic forces. Considering each text within its national historical and cultural origins while acknowledging regional and international patte… more

Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization
Helen C. Scott
Ashgate , English
Krik? Krak! - Edwidge Danticat
 

Krik? Krak!Edwidge Danticat

When Haitians tell a story, they say “Krik?” and the eager listeners answer “Krak!” In Krik? Krak! In her second novel, Edwidge Danticat establishes herself as the latest heir to that narrative tradition with nine stories that encompass bot… more

Krik? Krak!
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press

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