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Title:
The dew breaker
Author:
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-
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Publication Information:
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2004]

â„—2004
Physical Description:
6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compact discs.

Unabridged.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781402574764
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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The Dew Breaker


Author Notes

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.

(Bowker Author Biography)