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Haiti Noir 2

The Classics
(Book - 2014 )
Haiti Noir 2
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Top stories from the original best-selling Haiti Noir (2011) along with all new stories by today's best Haitian authors. This new volume collects the true classics of Haitian literature - both short stories and excerpts from longer works - and will be an integral piece to the understanding of how Haitian culture has evolved over the past 50 years. Editor Edwidge Danticat, one of the most respected Haitian writers working today, has a well-deserved sterling reputation, and here she follows on the success of the original first volume.
Title: Haiti noir 2
the classics
Publisher: New York :, Akashic Books,, 2014
Characteristics: 255 pages :,map ;,21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Some stories translated from the French.
Contents: Part I: Hunted/haunted: Praisesong for Port-au-Prince / Danielle Legros Georges
Preface to the life of a bureaucrat / Jacques Roumain
A strange story / Ida Faubert
The enchanted second lieutenant / Jacques-Stephen Alexis
A white house with pink curtains in the downstairs windows / Jan J. Dominique
Oresca / Paulette Poujol Oriol
Children of heroes (excerpt) / Lyonel Trouillot
Part II: Seduced: Remember one day / Emmelie Prophète
Rêve Haitien / Ben Fountain
Heading south / Dany Laferrière
Three letters you will never read / Georges Anglade
The Port-au-Prince marriage special / Edwidge Danticat
True life / Michèe Voltaire Marcelin
Part III: Losing my way: I just lost my way / Èzili Dantò
The mission / Mari-Hélène Laforest
Barbancourt blues (excerpt) / Nick Stone
Dame Marie / Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell
Surrender (excerpt) / Myriam J. A. Chancy
Things I know about fairy tales / Roxane Gay.
Additional Contributors: Danticat, Edwidge - 1969-
ISBN: 9781617751936
1617751936
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Edwidge Danticat
Subject Headings: Haiti Fiction. Noir fiction, French Translations into English. Noir fiction. Short stories, Haitian Translations into English. Short stories, Haitian. Short stories, French Translations into English. Short stories, French. Detective and mystery stories, French Translations into English. Detective and mystery stories.
Genre/Form: Noir fiction.
Mystery fiction
Short stories.
Topical Term: Noir fiction, French
Noir fiction.
Short stories, Haitian
Short stories, Haitian.
Short stories, French
Short stories, French.
Detective and mystery stories, French
Detective and mystery stories.
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