Breath, Eyes, Memory

Breath, Eyes, Memory Author Edwidge Danticat
ISBN-10 1616955023
ISBN-13 9781616955021
Year 2015-02-24
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Soho Press
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The 20th anniversary edition of Edwidge Danticat s groundbreaking debut now an established classic revised and with a new introduction by the author and including extensive bonus materialsAt the age of twelve Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished Haitian village 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 Haitito 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 her stunning literary debut Danticat evokes the wonder terror and heartache of her native Haitiand the enduring strength of Haitis womenwith vibrant imagery and narrative grace that bear witness to her peoples suffering and courage

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