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The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States
Автор:
Danticat Edwidge
Дата добавления:
2013-12-03
Язык книги:
Deutsch
Кол-во страниц:
50

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In four sections-Childhood, Migration, First Generation, and Return-the contributors to this anthology write powerfully, often hauntingly, of their lives in Haiti and the United States. Jean-Robert Cadet's description of his Haitian childhood as a restavec-a child slave-in Port-au-Prince contrasts with Dany Laferriere's account of a ten-year-old boy and his beloved grandmother in Petit-Gove. We read of Marie Helene Laforest's realization that while she was white in Haiti, in the United States she is black. Patricia Benoit tells us of a Haitian woman refugee in a detention center who has a simple need for a red dress-dignity. The reaction of a man who has married the woman he loves is the theme of Gary Pierre-Pierre's 'The White Wife'; the feeling of alienation is explored in 'Made...
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