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Aunt Resia and the spirits and other stories

Author: Yanick Lahens; Betty Wilson
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, ©2010.
Series: CARAF books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The men and women glimpsed in Lahens's stories are confronted with the overwhelming task of simply staying alive. "The Survivors" unfolds under the Duvalier dictatorship and, centered on a group of men who dream of somehow striking out against the regime, shows how fear is passed down from generation to generation. Life is no simpler in the post-Duvalier world of the title story, in which a young man is caught  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories, Haitian
Translations into English
Named Person: Yanick Lahens
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yanick Lahens; Betty Wilson
ISBN: 9780813929002 0813929008 9780813929019 0813929016 9780813929590 0813929598 9780813922478 081392247X 9780813922485 0813922488
OCLC Number: 429227342
Description: viii, 212 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: CARAF books.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Yanick Lahens ; translated by Betty Wilson ; afterword by Marie-Agnes Sourieau.

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Features a collection of the author's short stories such as 'And All This Unease', 'Madness Had Come with the Rain', and 'The Survivors'.  Read more...

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"Lahens is the most important living female Haitian author in French. Her short stories in particular demonstrate an art, a style, and a political commitment of the highest caliber. Through the Read more...

 
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