Edwidge Danticat Biography

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Fiction writer Edwidge Danticat had accomplished the twin literary feats of winning a Pushcart Prize for short fiction and being nominated for the prestigious National Book Award before she reached the age of thirty. Concentrating her focus on the life that she left behind in Haiti and her personal experiences as an immigrant to the United States, Danticat writes from the point of view of a young woman of color who realizes all to quickly that the attributes she possesses are of little value in either culture. Her novels include Breath, Eyes, Memory and The Farming of Bones, and her short fiction has been collected in the highly acclaimed Krik? Krak! As Boston Globe contributor Jordana Hart commented, Danticat "has given the world honest and loving portraits of Haitian people, both on the island and in the United States. She has smashed the numbing stereotypes created by a...

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