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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
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
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
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
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 Sebastian, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to … more

The Farming of Bones
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 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
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
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
Create Dangerously: The Immi... - Edwidge Danticat
 

Create Dangerously: The Immi...Edwidge Danticat

A New York Times Notable BookA Miami Herald Best Book of the YearIn this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile. Inspired by Albert Camus and adapted from her own lectures for… more

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (Vintage Contemporaries)
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage , 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
Framing Silence: Revolutiona... - Myriam J.A. Chancy
 

Framing Silence: Revolutiona...Myriam J.A. Chancy

A riveting, insightful personal narrative, a confessional that is very thoroughly researched. It will open windows on the rich, complex culture of Haiti, both historical and contemporary.” - Moira Ferguson, James E. Ryan Chair in English a… more

Framing Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women
Myriam J.A. Chancy
Rutgers University Press , English
As Flies to Whatless Boys - Robert Antoni
 

As Flies to Whatless BoysRobert Antoni

Finalist for the 2014 OCM Bocas Prize!One of Edwidge Danticat’s Best Books of 2013, the New YorkerA Favorite Novel of 2013, Tin House”William’s account of young love attests to Antoni’s fluency in the poetry of nostalgia. In words as vibran… more

As Flies to Whatless Boys
Robert Antoni
Akashic Books , English
The Best American Essays by ... - BookRags
 

The Best American Essays by ...BookRags

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The Best American Essays Study Guide consists of approx. 38 pages of summaries and analysis on The Best American Essays.

This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Plac… more

The Best American Essays by Edwidge Danticat | Summary & Study Guide
BookRags
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
Butterfly's Way: Voices from... - Edwidge Danticat
 

Butterfly's Way: Voices from...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

Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , 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 rema… more

White Dog Fell from the Sky: A Novel
Eleanor Morse
Penguin Books , 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

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