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In darkness

Author: Nick Lake
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lake, Nick.
In darkness.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2012
(DLC) 2011022350
(OCoLC)738346546
Named Person: Toussaint Louverture; Toussaint Louverture; Toussaint Louverture
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Lake
ISBN: 9781599908205 1599908204
OCLC Number: 776997103
Awards: Winner of Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature 2013
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
Description: 1 online resource (341 pages)
Responsibility: Nick Lake.
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In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.

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