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Edwidge Danticat

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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After the Dance
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 28, 2015
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-1-101-87291-8 (1-101-87291-8)

As a child, acclaimed author Edwidge Danticat was terrified by the Carnival festivities in Haiti, thanks to an uncle whose stories scared her away. But in 2002 she returned home to Haiti exorcise her Carnival demons once and for all, determined to understand the lure of this famed event. In the... Read more






Breath, Eyes, Memory
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70504-5 (0-375-70504-X)

At an astonishingly young age, Edwidge Danticat has become one of our most celebrated new novelists, a writer who evokes the wonder, terror, and heartache of her native Haiti--and the enduring strength of Haiti's women--with a vibrant imagery and narrative grace that bear witness to her people's suffering and courage.  

At the... Read more






Brother, I'm Dying
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3430-7 (1-4000-3430-2)

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






Claire of the Sea Light
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2014
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47227-4 (0-307-47227-2)

A New York Times Book Review and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year, an NPR "Great Read," a Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction Book, and 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...

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Claire of the Sea Light
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Knopf | Hardcover | August 2013
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27179-2 (0-307-27179-X)

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...

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Create Dangerously
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2011
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-94643-0 (0-307-94643-6)

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






The Dew Breaker
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2005
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3429-1 (1-4000-3429-9)

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... Read more






Krik? Krak!
Written by Edwidge Danticat
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 1996
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-76657-5 (0-679-76657-X)

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... Read more






Love, Anger, Madness
Written by Marie Vieux-Chauvet, Translated by Rose-Myriam Rejouis and Val Vinokur, Introduction by Edwidge Danticat
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 2010
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7692-2 (0-8129-7692-4)

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 the struggles of race, class, and sex that have ruled Haiti. Suppressed upon its initial... Read more





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