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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2,278 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edwidge Danticat Narrator: Robin Miles Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Award-winning, best-selling author Edwidge Danticat taps her exceptional storytelling gifts for this memoir of the two men who raised her. When the author was only four years old, her parents emigrated from Haiti to New York in search of a better life, leaving their daughter in the care of her uncle Joseph. A peaceful pastor in Port-au-Prince, Joseph raised Edwidge with the love and devotion of a father, despite facing many hardships in politically turbulent Haiti. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Maia | 2/18/2014

    " Made me want to read all her books "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nicole | 2/10/2014

    " The writing was good and the story engaging enough, but there were times when I felt she was trying too hard. The simple telling of her family's story would have been enough - the additional (almost hysterical) drama was a turn-off. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Misha | 2/7/2014

    " I really liked this novel a lot, it was very well written. I like how the story was really about two fathers, Edwidge's biological father and her uncle, who had both been a father to Edwidge at various times in her life. I liked learning a bit about the Haitian culture, one in which I basically have read or really know nothing about. As you gather from the title, it is not necessarily a light hearted read with a happy ending. Yet, I do feel like it raised issues that should be discussed and our poignant to all of humanity, regardless of race or culture. It is a story of the human spirit, of love, of duty, and of ethics. It will be fun to discuss at book club! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ghennet | 2/4/2014

    " An interesting family saga about families separated with parents in exile and children sgrowing bck home and away from their parents. Haiti's turmoils seen from New york and vice versa. "

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