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Haiti Noir

(Book - 2011 )
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Haiti has had a tragic history and continues to be on of the most destitute places on the planet, especially in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. Here, however, editor Edwidge Danticat reveals that even while the subject matter remains dark, the calibre of Haitian writing is of the highest order. Features stories by Edwidge Danticat, Madison Smartt Bell, Gary Victor, Jessica Fievre, Marilene Phipps, Marie Ketsia Theodore-Pharel, Katie Ulysse, Yanick Lahens, Evelyne Trouillot, Kettly Mars, Rodney Saint-Eloi and many more.
Title: Haiti noir
Publisher: New York : Akashic ; London : Turnaround [distributor], c2011.
Characteristics: 309 p. :,maps ;,22 cm.
Notes: Some stories translated from the French.
Contents: Part I :
Which noir ?
Odette / Patrick Sylvain
The rainbow's end / M.J. Fievre
The finger / Gary Victor
Paradise Inn / Kettly Mars
Which one? / Evelyne Trouillot
Twenty dollars / Madison Smart Bell
Part II :
Noir crossroads
Claire of the sea light / Edwidge Danticat
- The harem / Ibi Aanu Zoboi
Rosanna / Josaphat-Robert Large
Maloulou / Marie Lilie Cerat
Dangerous crossroads / Louis-Philippe Dalembert
Blues for Irene / Marvin Victor
Part III :
Who is that noir? - The last department / Katia D. Ulysse
Departure lounge / Nadine Pinede
Who is that man? / Yanick Lahens
Mercy at the gate / Marie Ketsia Theodore-Pharel
The leopard of Ti Morne / Mark Kurlansky
The blue hill / Rodney Saint-Eloi.
Additional Contributors: Danticat, Edwidge - 1969-
ISBN: 1936070650
9781936070657
1617750131
9781617750137
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Edwidge Danticat
Subject Headings: Haiti Fiction. Detective and mystery stories. Detective and mystery stories, French Translations into English. Noir fiction. Short stories, French. Short stories, French Translations into English. Short stories, Haitian. Short stories, Haitian Translations into English. Noir fiction, French Translations into English.
Genre/Form: Short stories.
Mystery fiction.
Noir fiction.
Topical Term: Detective and mystery stories.
Detective and mystery stories, French
Noir fiction.
Short stories, French.
Short stories, French
Short stories, Haitian.
Short stories, Haitian
Noir fiction, French
LCCN: 2010922715
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