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Breath, eyes, memory, Edwidge Danticat

Label
Breath, eyes, memory
Title
Breath, eyes, memory
Statement of responsibility
Edwidge Danticat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from the impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York to be reunited with her mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know and where she gains a legacy of shame that can only be healed when she returns to Haiti, to the woman 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
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
001805
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Danticat, Edwidge
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.A5815
LC item number
B74 1995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haitian Americans
  • Haitian Americans
  • Women
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Haiti
  • Domestic fiction
  • Haitianerin
  • New York, NY
Target audience
adult
Label
Breath, eyes, memory, Edwidge Danticat
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm39180359
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
234 p.
Isbn
9780375705045
System control number
(OCoLC)39180359
Label
Breath, eyes, memory, Edwidge Danticat
Publication
Control code
ocm39180359
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
234 p.
Isbn
9780375705045
System control number
(OCoLC)39180359

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