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An untamed state

Author: Roxane Gay
Publisher: New York : Black Cat, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mireille Duval Jameson is living a fairy tale. The strong-willed 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 tale ends one day when Mireille is kidnapped in broad daylight by a gang of heavily armed men, in front of her father's Port au Prince estate. Held captive by a man who calls himself the Commander, Mireille  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxane Gay
ISBN: 9780802122513 0802122515
OCLC Number: 903123484
Description: 370 sider

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The story of Mireille Duval Jameson, a rich and self-assured Haitian woman kidnapped by a gang of heavily armed men who intend to hold her until her unwilling father pays up.  Read more...

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Praise for "An Untamed State" Longlisted for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize [A] commanding debut . . . Mireille s struggle to maintain a sense of self while being denied her freedom Read more...

 
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