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An untamed state

Author: Roxane Gay
Publisher: London : Corsair, 2015. ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mireille Duval Jameson is a rich and self-assured Haitian woman who is kidnapped by a gang of heavily armed men. Held captive by a man who calls himself the Commander, Mireille must endure his torment until her unwilling father pays up.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxane Gay
ISBN: 9781472120151 1472120159 9781472119810 1472119819
OCLC Number: 898153936
Description: 370 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Roxane Gay.

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Mireille Duval Jameson is living a fairy tale. The youngest daughter of one of Haiti's richest sons, she has an adoring husband, a precocious infant son, by all appearances a perfect life. The fairy  Read more...

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A smart, searing novel. * Washington Post * A fairy tale . . . its complex and fragile moral arrived at through great pain and high cost. . . . Perhaps Haiti, too, is a beautiful princess, Read more...

 
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