The Dew Breaker

The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat 1400034299 9781400034291
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We meet him late in life: a quiet man, a good father and husband, a fixture in his Brooklyn neighborhood, a landlord and barber with a terrifying scar across his face. As the book unfolds, moving seamlessly between Haiti in the 1960s and New York City today, we enter the lives of those around him, and learn that he has also kept a vital, dangerous secret. Edwidge Danticats brilliant exploration of the dew breaker--or torturer--s an unforgettable story of love, remorse, and hope; of personal and political rebellions; and of the compromises we make to move beyond the most intimate brushes with history. It firmly establishes her as one of Americas most essential writers.

Author: Edwidge Danticat

Language: English

Edition: 114th

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 256

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 2005-03-08


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