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The dew breaker

Author: Edwidge Danticat
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2006, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this series of interconnected short stories, the central character starts as an elderly barber in Brooklyn, living with his devoted wife and father to a rebellious daughter. As his past unfolds, his 1960s Haitian background becomes darker -- he was once a "dew breaker," a government torturer whose accomplices and victims speak out in other stories.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 1400041147 9781400041145
OCLC Number: 183312511
Description: 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The book of the dead --
Seven --
Water child --
The book of miracles --
Night talkers --
The bridal seamstress --
Monkey tails --
The funeral singer --
The dew breaker.
Responsibility: Edwidge Danticat.
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In this series of interconnected short stories, the central character starts as an elderly barber in Brooklyn, living with his devoted wife and father to a rebellious daughter. As his past unfolds, his 1960s Haitian background becomes darker -- he was once a "dew breaker," a government torturer whose accomplices and victims speak out in other stories.

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