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All about Edwidge Danticat
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Author's Biography

Edwidge Danticat emigrated from Haiti to New York City in 1981.

Danticat’s novels and short stories are about the culture and political unrest of her native land.

She writes with realism of the corruption, terror, and poverty, yet leaves you with a feeling of enduring hope and faith.


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        A Quote from the Author

        “When you write, it's like braiding your hair."

        "Taking a handful of coarse unruly strands and attempting to bring them unity.”


        - Edwidge Danticat


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