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An unforgettable novel that shimmers with the wonder and terror of its author's native Haiti. Set in the island's impoverished villages and in New York's Haitian community, this is the story of Sophie Caco, who was conceived in an act of violence, abandoned by her mother and then summoned to America. In New York, Sophie discovers that Haiti imposes harsh rules on its own.

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ISBN:
9780375705045
Author:
Danticat, Edwidge
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Haiti
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Haitian Americans
Subject:
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Subject:
Haitian Americans - New York (State) -
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;haiti;novel;women;caribbean;coming of age;rape;immigration;haitian;oprah s book club;new york;family;literature;new york city;memoir;sexuality;contemporary fiction;20th century;mothers;mothers and daughters;immigrants;daughters;america;relationshi
Subject:
fiction;haiti;novel;women;caribbean;coming of age;rape;immigration;haitian;oprah s book club;new york;family;literature;new york city;memoir;sexuality;contemporary fiction;20th century;mothers;mothers and daughters;immigrants;daughters;america;relationshi
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.00x5.24x.57 in. .47 lbs.

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