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Danticat, Edwidge 1969-

Overview
Works: 190 works in 693 publications in 15 languages and 35,632 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Short stories  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Young adult works  Noir fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Contributor, win, Other, Signer, wpr, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3554.A5815, 813.54
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Breath, eyes, memory by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

63 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture shock of Sophie Coco, a 12-year-old Haitian girl from the provinces, summoned to New York by her mother whom she hardly knows and who is toiling in a nursing home to provide for the family back home
The farming of bones : a novel by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

80 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on a massacre of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic of the 1930s. The protagonists are two Haitian lovers, a sugarcane cutter and a maid. Twenty thousand people died in a government-led campaign of ethnic cleansing. By the author of Breath, Eyes, Memory. The young Haitian National Book Award nominee tells an epic tale of the 1937 tragedy at the border between Haiti & the Dominican Republic. An emotion-charged historical novel about the people of Haiti & the Dominican Republic in which Amabelle, an aging Haitian woman, recalls the the terrible massacre of 1937 & what happened to her & the man she loved. From the acclaimed author of "Krik? Krak!". 1937: On the Dominican side of the Haiti border, Amabelle, a maid to the young wife of an army colonel falls in love with sugarcane cutter Sebastien. She longs to become his wife and walk into their future. Instead, terror unfolds them. But the story does not end here: it begins
The dew breaker by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man known as a "dew breaker," a Haitian torturer, whose past crimes lie beneath his new American reality
Claire of the sea light by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The interconnected secrets of a coastal Haitian town are revealed when one little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, goes missing"--
Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten stories on life in Haiti. In A Wall of Fire Rising, an unemployed worker dreams of escaping to America in a balloon, while in Caroline's Wedding, a woman gives her daughters red underwear to wear as protection from sexual advances by the spirit of their dead father. By the author of Breath, Eyes, Memory
The dew breaker by Edwidge Danticat( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Haiti during the dictatorial 1960s, the man known as the "dew breaker" was a torturer. Now an American and a fixture in his Brooklyn neighborhood, he maintains a quiet life as a husband and father. His terrible deeds lie buried. As we meet his family, neighbors, and even his past victims, his story becomes one of reconciliation and rebellion. And as we return one final time to his turbulent past, we witness his last violent act, and his first encounter with the woman who offers him a chance for salvation
Anacaona, Golden Flower by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1490, Anacaona keeps a record of her life as a possible successor to the supreme chief of Xaragua, as wife of the chief of Maguana, and as a warrior battling the first white men to arrive in the West Indies, ravenous for gold
Girl rising by Richard E Robbins( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary describing the education of nine girls from nine developing countries
Untwine : a novel by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever
Mama's nightingale : a story of immigration and separation by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home
Eight days : a story of Haiti by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junior tells of the games he played in his mind during the eight days he was trapped in his house after the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Includes author's note about Haitian children before the earthquake and her own children's reactions to the disaster
Behind the mountains by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing in the notebook which her teacher gave her, thirteen-year-old Celiane describes life with her mother and brother in Haiti as well as her experiences in Brooklyn after the family finally immigrates there to be reunited with her father
Breath, eyes, memory by Edwidge Danticat( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Sophie Caco is removed from her impoverished village and sent to live in New York with her mother, a woman she barely knows. There she learns about a terrible truth that shadows her family
After the dance : a walk through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author returns to her native land to describe Jacmel, Haiti, in the week leading up to Carnival, in a series of essays that capture the cultural magic, music, and madness of Carnival
The butterfly's way : voices from the Haitian dyaspora [sic] in the United States by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry, essays, stories, and letters by people whose Haitian experiences shaped their lives
Haiti noir by Edwidge Danticat( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of crime and noir stories set in Haiti
Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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.--
Égalité for all : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic. At the forefront of the rebellion was General Toussaint Louverture, an ex-slave whose genius was admired by allies and enemies alike
Claire of the sea light by Edwidge Danticat( Recording )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a seaside town in Haiti, widower Nozias finally makes the gut-wrenching decision to give up his daughter Claire so she can have a better life. But when the girl goes missing, the resulting search unearths long-hidden secrets that cast a startling new light on those in town
The Best American Essays 2011( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2010 which were originally published in American periodicals
 
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Breath, eyes, memory
Alternative Names
Edwidge Danticat Amerikaans schrijfster

Edwidge Danticat amerikansk författare

Edwidge Danticat amerikansk skribent

Edwidge Danticat écrivaine américaine

Edwidge Danticat scrittrice haitiana

Edwidge Danticat US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Edwige Danticat

Дантика, Эдвидж

Едвиг Дантикат

ادویج دانتیکا نویسنده آمریکایی

에드위지 당티카

エドウィージ・ダンティカ

ダンティカ, エドウィージ

ダンティカット, エドウィッジ

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The farming of bones : a novelThe dew breakerKrik? Krak!The dew breakerAnacaona, Golden FlowerEight days : a story of HaitiBehind the mountainsAfter the dance : a walk through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti