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Edwidge Danticat
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Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; and The Dew Breaker, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and winner of the inaugural Story Prize. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and elsewhere. She lives in Miami.

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April 21, 2015
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After the Dance
A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel Haiti
Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $14.95

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After the Dance
A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel Haiti
Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $9.99

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Breath, Eyes, Memory
A Novel
Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 18, 1998
Price: $15.00

Set in the villages of Haiti and in New York's community of Haitian exiles, Breath, Eyes, Memory is the story of Sophie Caco, who was conceived in an act of violence, abandoned by her mother and then, at the age of 12, is summoned to join in her in the United... Read more >
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Brother, I'm Dying

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.00

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... Read more >
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Brother, I'm Dying

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Claire of the Sea Light

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

A New York Times Book Review and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year
A Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction Book
An NPR "Great Read" 
A Library Journal Top Book


Just as her father makes the wrenching decision to send her away for a chance at a better life, Claire Limyè Lanmè—Claire of the Sea... Read more >
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Claire of the Sea Light

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $25.95

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... Read more >
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Claire of the Sea Light

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Create Dangerously
The Immigrant Artist at Work
Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A Miami Herald Best Book of the Year

In 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 Princeton University’s Toni Morrison Lecture Series, here Danticat tells stories of artists who... Read more >
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Create Dangerously
The Immigrant Artist at Work
Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Dew Breaker

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $14.95

Winner of the 2005 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction


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... Read more >
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The Dew Breaker

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Krik? Krak!

Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 1996
Price: $14.00

When Haitians tell a story, they say, "Krik?" and the eager listeners answer, "Krak!" In Krik? Krak! 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... Read more >
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Love, Anger, Madness
A Haitian Triptych
Written by Marie Vieux-Chauvet
Translated by Rose-Myriam Rejouis and Val Vinokur
Introduction by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $15.00

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Love, Anger, Madness
A Haitian Trilogy
Written by Marie Vieux-Chauvet
Translated by Rose-Myriam Rejouis and Val Vinokur
Introduction by Edwidge Danticat


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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