Additional Resources for Children of the Sea by Edwidge Danticat

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Ferguson, James Papa Doc, Baby Doc. Haiti and the Duvahers Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 195-7.

A good brief overview of Haitian history, concentrating on the Duvaher years (1957-1985).

Perusse, Roland I. Haitian Democracy Restored 1991-1995.

Lanham, MD- University Press of America, 1995. A detailed play-by-play account of the events following Aristide's election in 1990, leading up to the restoration of his government in 1995

Danticat, Edwidge, and Renee H. Shea. "The Dangerous Job of Edwidge Danticat," in Callaloo, Vol 19, no 2, Spring, pp 382-89.

Focuses on Danticat's first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory. The author talks about some of the ideas behind her fiction, particularly the concept of "mother" as it refers to a language and a person's homeland.

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