Haiti Noir

Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Award-winning author Edwidge Danticat edits this collection of stories that puts a noir twist on the Haitian experience. From kidnappings gone wrong to deadly sibling rivalries, Haiti Noir features some of the Caribbean nation’s leading voices, including Gary Victor, Evelyne Trouillot, Kettly Mars, and Patrick Sylvain.

©2011 Akashic Books (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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“This anthology will give American readers a complex and nuanced portrait of the real Haiti not seen on the evening news and introduce them to some original and wonderful writers.” ( Library Journal)

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Haiti Noir is a great collection of stories edited by Award-winning author Edwidge Danticat. Haiti’s mixture of extremes, rich history, and raw beauty make it a perfect setting for Noir. The word Noir has more than one meaning and its use here lends multiple layers of history, symbolism, and meaning. The stories are very dark and very well-written. Haiti Noir presents the reader with an opportunity to learn and to be swept far away into the darkness.