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Great way to understand Haiti's cultural behavior & its history of suffering.
Each short story in this book is an example of such a rich oral tradition and is a very convincing glimpse into the lives of some Haitians and Haitian-Americans.
Also, the vocabulary and the way the stories were writen make a quick book to read.
The short stories in this book are nearly perfect and when they are read, together form a wonderful novel. Read morePublished 1 month ago by susan adelefoote
This book has different stories every single chapter. All the chapters come with a story that have all different emotions many are sad, some are happy, and others are really sad. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tara Murphy
The book arrived swiftly and in great condition. The only issue is that the book was covered in sales stickers that with little effort where removed but left the face of the book... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Taelon
This one, to me it's her best book so far. It's beautifully written, poetic and inspiring.
I bought it for many of my friends and they all loved it! I highly recommend it!
One of the most amazing collection of stories I've ever read. Edwidge Danticat is a powerful contemporary voice in Caribbean literature. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Shey Riv
Great insight into the culture of Haiti, before and after the dictator. So glad that I bought it for myself!Published 8 months ago by vrod
I don't want to be mean but ... it's a great book to read while passing time taking a poop.Published 8 months ago by Samantha Blondel
Ordered this for my daughter for summer reading. She liked that is was a collection of short stories. Great deal.Published 8 months ago by K. Hubble
I really loved this book. I particularly enjoyed the author's style of writing and how each story was interconnected. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mama kemi