Breath, Eyes, Memory
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New York. 1994. Soho Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 1st Book. 234 pages. hardcover. Jacket design - RMB. Jacket art - 'Little Madonna of the Tropics' by Joseph Stella. Signed by The Author. 1569470057. keywords: Literature Black America Haiti. inventory # 29930. FROM THE PUBLISHER - 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 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 that can be healed only when she returns to Haiti--to the women who first reared her. What ensues is a passionate journey through a landscape charged with the supernatural and scarred by political violence, in a novel that bears witness to the traditions, suffering, and wisdom of an entire people. Bookseller Inventory # 29930
Title: Breath, Eyes, Memory
Publisher: Soho Press
Publication Date: 1994
Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket
Edition: 1st Edition.
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