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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
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , 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
Farming of Bones, The - Edwidge Danticat
 

Farming of Bones, TheEdwidge Danticat

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Farming of Bones, The
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , 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 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
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
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
The Farming of Bones by Edwi... - BookRags
 

The Farming of Bones by Edwi...BookRags

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The Farming of Bones Study Guide consists of approx. 35 pages of summaries and analysis on The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat.This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Ob… more

The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat | Summary & Study Guide
BookRags
English
White Dog Fell from the Sky:... - Eleanor Morse
 

White Dog Fell from the Sky:...Eleanor Morse

An extraordinary novel of love, friendship, and betrayal for admirers of Abraham Verghese and Edwidge Danticat Eleanor Morse’s rich and intimate portrait of Botswana, and of three people whose intertwined lives are at once tragic and rem… more

White Dog Fell from the Sky: A Novel
Eleanor Morse
Viking Adult , 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
Men We Reaped: A Memoir - Jesmyn Ward
 

Men We Reaped: A MemoirJesmyn Ward

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In this stirring and clear-eyed memoir, the 2011 National Book Award winner contends with the deaths of five young men dear to her, and the still great risk of being a black man in the rural South.“We saw the lightning and that was the guns… more

Men We Reaped: A Memoir
Jesmyn Ward
Bloomsbury USA , English
Words Without Borders: The W... -
 

Words Without Borders: The W...

Featuring the work of more than 28 writers from upwards of 20 countries, Words Without Borders: The World through the Eyes of Writers transports us to the frontiers of the new literature for the twenty-first century.In these pages, some of … more

Words Without Borders: The World Through the Eyes of Writers: An Anthology
Anchor , 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
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
Love, Anger, Madness: A Hait... - Marie Vieux-Chauvet
 

Love, Anger, Madness: A Hait...Marie Vieux-Chauvet

Available in English for the first time, Marie Vieux-Chauvet’s stunning trilogy of novellas is a remarkable literary event. In a brilliant translation by Rose-Myriam Réjouis and Val Vinokur, Love, Anger, Madness is a scathing response to th… more

Love, Anger, Madness: A Haitian Trilogy (Modern Library)
Marie Vieux-Chauvet
Modern Library , English
PEN America Issue 10: Fear I... - PEN America, Lydia Davis, Ha...
 

PEN America Issue 10: Fear I...PEN America, Lydia Davis, Ha...

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In Fear Itself, Edward Albee, Edwidge Danticat, and others think about what fear means to them; Yoshihiro Tatsumi depicts hell; and a detainee describes Guantánamo. Plus new fiction from Lydia Davis and Etgar Keret, poems from Burma, fictio… more

PEN America Issue 10: Fear Itself (PEN America: A Journal for Writers and Readers)
PEN America, Lydia Davis, Hari Kunzru, Annie Proulx, Edward Albee, Etgar Keret, Amitava Kumar, Umberto Eco
PEN American Center , English

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