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Brother, I'm dying

Author: Edwidge Danticat
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2008] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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In a personal memoir, the author describes her relationships with the two men closest to her--her father and his brother, Joseph, a charismatic pastor with whom she lived after her parents emigrated from Haiti to the United States.
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Genre/Form: World literature
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Edwidge Danticat; Edwidge Danticat
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 9781400034307 1400034302
OCLC Number: 230187835
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, 2007
Description: 272 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1. He is my brother. Have you enjoyed your life? ; Brother, I'm dying ; What did the white man say? ; Heartstrings, shoestrings ; We're all dying ; Good-bye ; Giving birth ; The return ; One papa happy, one papa sad ; Gypsy --
Part 2. For adversity. Brother, I can speak ; The angel of death and Father God ; You're not a policeman ; Brother, I leave you with a heavy heart ; Beating the darkness ; Hell ; Limbo ; No greater shame ; Alien 27041999 ; Tomorrow ; Afflictions ; Let the stars fall ; Brother, I'll see you soon ; Transition.
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In a personal memoir, the author describes her relationships with the two men closest to her--her father and his brother, Joseph, a charismatic pastor with whom she lived after her parents emigrated from Haiti to the United States.

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