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The Resource The farming of bones : a novel, Edwidge Danticat

The farming of bones : a novel, Edwidge Danticat

Label
The farming of bones : a novel
Title
The farming of bones
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Edwidge Danticat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel on a massacre of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic of the 1930s. The protagonists are two Haitian lovers, a sugarcane cutter and a maid. Twenty thousand people died in a government-led campaign of ethnic cleansing. By the author of Breath, Eyes, Memory. The young Haitian National Book Award nominee tells an epic tale of the 1937 tragedy at the border between Haiti & the Dominican Republic. An emotion-charged historical novel about the people of Haiti & the Dominican Republic in which Amabelle, an aging Haitian woman, recalls the the terrible massacre of 1937 & what happened to her & the man she loved. From the acclaimed author of "Krik? Krak!". 1937: On the Dominican side of the Haiti border, Amabelle, a maid to the young wife of an army colonel falls in love with sugarcane cutter Sebastien. She longs to become his wife and walk into their future. Instead, terror unfolds them. But the story does not end here: it begins
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Danticat, Edwidge
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.A5815
LC item number
F37 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haitians
  • Dominican-Haitian Conflict, 1937
  • Women household employees
  • Plantation life
  • Massacres
  • Refugees
  • Genocide
  • Refugees
  • Genocide
  • Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas
  • Dominican Republic
  • Haiti
Label
The farming of bones : a novel, Edwidge Danticat
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
38731998
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781569471265
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98003655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The farming of bones : a novel, Edwidge Danticat
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
38731998
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781569471265
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98003655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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