The Resource Drifting, Katia D. Ulysse, (electronic resource)

Drifting, Katia D. Ulysse, (electronic resource)

Label
Drifting
Title
Drifting
Statement of responsibility
Katia D. Ulysse
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Katia D. Ulysse's debut provides the rare opportunity to peer into the private lives of four secretive Haitian families. The interwoven narrative spans four decades--from 1970 through 2010--and drifts among various provinces in Haiti, the United States, churches, vodun temples, schools, strip clubs, and the grave. Ulysse introduces us to a childless Haitian American couple risking it all for a baby to call their own; a Florida-based predatory schoolteacher threatening students with deportation if they expose him; and the unforgettable Monsieur Boursicault, whose chain of funeral parlors makes him the wealthiest man in Haiti. This daring work of fiction is a departure from the standard narrative of political unrest on the island. Ulysse's characters are everyday people whose hopes for distant success are constantly challenged--but never totally swayed--by the hard realities accompanying the immigrant's journey
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Ulysse, Katia D
Dewey number
  • 811.6
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haitian Americans
  • Married people
  • Teachers
  • Child molesters
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Drifting, Katia D. Ulysse, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11858012
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11858012
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11858012
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858012
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Drifting, Katia D. Ulysse, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11858012
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11858012
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11858012
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858012
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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