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  • Brother, I'm Dying

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $6.95 - $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400034307
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: September 2008
    National Book Award Finalist; National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist. From the age of four, Edwidge Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph as her 'second father.' And so she is both elated and saddened when, at twelve, she joins her parents in New York City. Late in 2004, as events in Haiti once again deteriorate, eighty-one-year-old Joseph makes his way to Miami. Instead of finding refuge, he is detained by U.S. Customs, brutally imprisoned, and dead withindays. Edwidge's father soon joins him in death, but not before he holds hope in his arms: Edwidge's firstborn. 272p.
  • Claire of the Sea Light

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $7.50 - $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307472274
    • Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries
    • Published: July 2014
    When a vibrant 7-year-old disappears from her Haitian community at the same time her father agonizingly decides to give her up so that she can have a better life, an ensuing search reveals the painful stories of neighbors whose lives the child touched. Reprint.
  • Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $6.95 - $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307946430
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: September 2011
    I this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer, Edwidge Danticat, - winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Brother, I’m Dying – reflects on art and exile. Inspired by Albert Camus and adapting her own lectures for Princeton University’s Toni Morrison Lecture Series, Danticat tells stories of artists who create despite (or because of) the horrors that drove them from their homelands. Combining memoir and essay, these moving and eloquent pieces examine what it means to be an artist from a country in crisis. A New York Times Notable Book. Notes, Index. 193p.
  • Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (The Toni Morrison Lecture Series)

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780691140186
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: September 2010
    In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile, examining whatr it means to ben an immigrant artist from a country in crisis. Inspired by Albert Camus' lecture, 'Create Dangerously,' and cmbining memoir and essay, Danticat tells the stories of artists, including herself, who create despite, or because of, the horrors that drove them from their hmelands and that continue to haunt them. An eloquent expression of the author's belief that immigrant artists are obliged to bear witness when their countries of origin are suffering from violence, oppression, poverty, and trasgedy. Notes, Index. 189p.
  • Haiti Noir

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781936070657
    • Publisher: Akashic Books
    • Published: May 2011
    Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Haiti.
  • Krik? Krak!

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781569470251
    • Publisher: Soho Press
    • Published: 1995
    Combining the Creole culture of Haiti and the African-American experience, a collection of intimate histories reveals the longing for peace and happiness of a people who live in the embrace of mythic powers and rites of passage.
  • Krik? Krak!

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679766575
    • Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries
    • Published: April 1996
    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 both the cruelties and the high ideals of Haitian life. They tell of women who continue loving behind prison walls and in the face of unfathomable loss; of a people who resist the brutality of their rulers through the powers of imagination. The result is a collection that outrages, saddens, and transports the reader with its sheer beauty.
  • Love, Anger, Madness: A Haitian Trilogy

    By Marie Vieux-Chauvet

    Our Price: $8.00 - $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812976922
    • Publisher: MODERN LIBRARY
    • Published: March 2010
    This stunning triptych of novellas vividly depicts families and artists struggling to survive in Haiti under terrifying government oppression. Sympathetic, savage, and truly compelling, it is a brave and graphic evocation of a country in turmoil. 379p.
  • Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780525428091
    • Publisher: Dial Books
    • Published: September 2015
    A little girl eases the pain of her separation from her mother, who is being held in an immigration detention center, by listening to her mother's readings of Haitian folktales, which inspire her to write her own story. 15,000 first printing.
  • My Mommy Medicine

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781250140913
    • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
    • Published: February 2019
    In this picture book about the comfort and love a mama offers when her child isn't feeling well, award-winning memoirist Danticat's lyrical text envelops the reader in the security of a mother's love, and debut artist Wright's vibrant art infuses the story with even more warmth. Full color
  • Plough Quarterly No. 16 - America's Prophet

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $10.00
    • ISBN-13: 9780874867862
    • Publisher: Plough Publishing House
  • The Best American Essays 2011 (Best American Series)

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780547479774
    • Publisher: Mariner Books
    • Published: October 2011
    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 magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind. The Best American Essays 2011 includesHilton Als, Katy Butler, Toi Derricotte, Christopher Hitchens,Pico Iyer, Charlie LeDuff, Chang-Rae Lee, Lia Purpura, Zadie Smith,Reshma Memon Yaqub, and othersEDWIDGE DANTICAT, editor, is the author of several books, including Brother, I’m Dying, a 2008 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography. Her most recent book is Create Dangerously, a collection of essays.Look for the other best-selling titles in the Best American series:THE BEST AMERICAN COMICSTHE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIESTHE BEST AMERICAN NONREQUIRED READINGTHE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITINGTHE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIESTHE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITINGTHE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING
  • The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781569472187
    • Publisher: Soho Press
    • Published: February 2001
    An anthology of thirty-three essays and poems that explore the Haitian migration experience focuses on four separate themes--childhood, migration, first generation, and return.
  • The Dew Breaker

    By Edwidge Danticat

    Our Price: $8.00
    Kindle Price: $11.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400034291
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: March 2005
    A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist. 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 vital dangerous secret: his identity as a 'dew breaker' - or torturer. 244p.
  • The Penguin Book of Migration Literature: Departures, Arrivals, Generations, Returns

    By Dohra Ahmad

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143133384
    • Publisher: Penguin Classics
    • Published: September 2019

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