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Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti in 1969 and came to the United States when she was twelve years old. She graduated from Barnard College and received an M.F.A. from Brown University. She made an auspicious debut with her first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory, and followed it with the story collection Krik? Krak!, whose National Book Award nomination made Danticat the youngest nominee ever. She lives in New York.

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    • The Farming of Bones

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    It is 1937 and Amabelle Desir, a young Haitian woman living in the Dominican Republic, has built herself a life as the servant and companion of the wife of a wealthy colonel. She and Sebastien, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to marry....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Breath, Eyes, Memory

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    At the age of 12, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York, to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Narrator

    • By Luis on 04-03-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Krik? Krak!

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Miles & Graham
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    A remarkably gifted writer, Danticat examines the brutality of her native Haiti, particularly as it affects women, in tales that soar with raw emotion....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great, emotional

    • By erika on 03-04-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Claire of the Sea Light

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    Claire Limyè Lanmè - Claire of the Sea Light - is an enchanting child born into love and tragedy in Ville Rose, Haiti....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Claire Shines, Other Characters Not So Much

    • By FanB14 on 09-15-13

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Untwine

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the Boyers are caught in a car crash....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I don't like her voice

    • By Zoey34 on 01-30-19

    Regular price: $17.15

    • Brother, I'm Dying

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    Award-winning, best-selling author Edwidge Danticat taps her exceptional storytelling gifts for this memoir of the two men who raised her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Superb Reflection

    • By Chandra on 12-29-07

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Art of Death

    • Writing the Final Story
    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Edwidge Danticat
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    A moving reflection on a subject that touches us all, by the best-selling author of Claire of the Sea Light....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving and Inspiring

    • By Rachael A Z M on 05-18-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Dew Breaker

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    From the universally acclaimed author of Breath, Eyes, Memory and Krik? Krak!, a brilliant, deeply moving work of fiction that explores the world of a "dew breaker", a torturer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spell-binding

    • By Andrea on 05-06-05

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Haiti Noir

    • By: Edwidge Danitcat
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles, Peter Jay Fernandez, Rachel Leslie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Award-winning author Edwidge Danticat edits this collection of stories that puts a noir twist on the Haitian experience....

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Create Dangerously

    • The Immigrant Artist at Work
    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Kristin Kalbli
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wasn't anyone listening?

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-28-19

    Regular price: $14.95

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