Brother, I'm Dying

ISBN-10: 1400034302
ISBN-13: 9781400034307
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Description: 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,  More...

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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

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 brothers in New York City. As Edwidge made a life in a new country, adjusting to being far away from so many who she loved, she and her family continued to fear for the safety of those still in Haiti as the political situation deteriorated. In 2004, they entered into a terrifying tale of good people caught up in events beyond their control.Brother I'm Dyingis an astonishing true-life epic, told on an intimate scale by one of our finest writers.

Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti in 1969 and came to America at age twelve to live with her parents in Brooklyn. She studied French literature at Barnard College and received her M.F.A. from Brown University. Her work has achieved both popular and critical acclaim. Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), her first novel and master's thesis, garnered Danticat a Granta Regional Award for Best Young American Novelist and was chosen as an Oprah Book Club selection, a singular honor. Her collection of short stories Krik? Krak! (1995) was nominated for the National Book Award. Along with awards for fiction from Seventeen and Essence and the 1995 Pushcart Short Story Prize, Danticat was chosen by Harper's Bazaar as "one of 20 people in their twenties who will make a difference," and by the New York Times Magazine as one of "30 Under 30" people to watch. Her second novel, The Farming of Bones (1998), concerns a massacre in Haiti in 1937.

He is My Brother
Have You Enjoyed Your Life?
Brother, I'm Dying
What Did the White Man Say?
Heartstrings, Shoestrings
We're All Dying
Good-bye
Giving Birth
The Return
One Papa Happy, One Papa Sad
Gypsy
For Adversity
Brother, I Can Speak
The Angel of Death and Father God
You're Not a Policeman
Brother, I Leave You with a Heavy Heart
Beating the Darkness
Hell
Limbo
No Greater Shame
Alien 27041999
Tomorrow
Afflictions
Let the Stars Fall
Brother, I'll See You Soon
Transition

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