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The dew breaker

Author: Edwidge Danticat; Robin Miles
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2004.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In Haiti during the dictatorial 1960s, the man known as the "dew breaker" was a torturer. Now an American and a fixture in his Brooklyn neighborhood, he maintains a quiet life as a husband and father. His terrible deeds lie buried. As we meet his family, neighbors, and even his past victims, his story becomes one of reconciliation and rebellion. And as we return one final time to his turbulent past, we witness his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edwidge Danticat; Robin Miles
ISBN: 1417553057 9781417553051
OCLC Number: 56966471
Notes: Title from image of compact disc cover on Web page (viewed Nov. 13, 2004).
Performer(s): Performed by Robin Miles.
Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Contents: The book of the dead --
Seven --
Water child --
The book of miracles --
Night talkers --
The bridal seamtress --
Monkey tails --
The funeral singer --
The dew breaker.
Responsibility: by Edwidge Danticat.

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In Haiti during the dictatorial 1960s, the man known as the "dew breaker" was a torturer. Now an American and a fixture in his Brooklyn neighborhood, he maintains a quiet life as a husband and father. His terrible deeds lie buried. As we meet his family, neighbors, and even his past victims, his story becomes one of reconciliation and rebellion. And as we return one final time to his turbulent past, we witness his last violent act, and his first encounter with the woman who offers him a chance for salvation.

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