Krik? Krak!

Krik? Krak!

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When Haitians tell a story, they say "Krik?" and the eager listeners answer "Krak!" In Krik? Krak! In her second novel, Edwidge Danticat establishes herself as the latest heir to that narrative tradition with nine stories that encompass both the cruelties and the high ideals of Haitian life. They tell of women who continue loving behind prison walls and in the face of unfathomable loss; of a people who resist the brutality of their rulers through the powers of imagination. The result is a collection that outrages, saddens, and transports the reader with its sheer beauty.

Baker & Taylor
Nine short stories describe life under the dictatorship in Haiti and the experiences of families who fled to the United States to begin new lives. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

& Taylor

Nine stories describe life under dictatorship in Haiti and the experiences of families who fled to the United States to start new lives

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996
Edition: 1st Vintage contemporaries ed
ISBN: 9780679766575
Branch Call Number: DAN
Characteristics: 224 p. ; 21 cm


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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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