Krik? Krak!

Krik? Krak!

Book - 1995
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Nine powerful stories about life under Haiti's dictatorships: the terrorism of the Tonton Macoutes; the slaughtering of hope and the resiliency of love; about those who fled to America to give their children a better life and those who stayed behind in the villages; about the linkages of generations of women through the magical tradition of storytelling.
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, 1995.
ISBN: 9781569470251
Branch Call Number: SS/DANT
Characteristics: 224p. 21cm.


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Sep 18, 2018

Beautiful, evocative, heartbreaking, inspiring, sad, happy... The whole of human existence can be found in these pages. Danticat is an amazing writer, and all of these stories are worth reading. And for any woman who writes- Haitian or otherwise- the last story, "Epilogue: Women Like Us", on kitchen poets is a must read.

PoMoLibrary Jul 21, 2015

From our 2015 #80DayRead Summer Reading Club traveler Nicole: Awesome, interesting and exciting book. Learned a lot about Haitian family, their lives and the healing stories of everyone involved.


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