Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

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If you are interested in reading more by and/or about author Edwidge Danticat - or if you're interested in learning more about Haiti or Haitian culture - check out some of these other titles in the Wilmette Public Library's collection.


By or About Edwidge Danticat

works by Edwidge Danticat

In the Adult Collection:

After the Dance: A Walk through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti.  2002.  917.294 DA

Breath, Eyes, Memory. 1994. F Danticat, E.

Brother, I'm Dying.  2007.  921 D197d

Claire of the Sea Light.  2013.  F Danticat, E.

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work. 2010.  921 D197da

The Dew Breaker. 2004. F DANTICAT

The Farming of Bones. 1998.  F Danticat, E.

Krik? Krak!  1995.  F Danticat, E.

In the Youth Services Collection:

Anacaona, Golden Flower.  2005.  Y Danticat

Behind the Mountains.  2002.  Y Danticat

Eight Days: A Story of Haiti. 2010. JE Danticat

Works edited by Edwidge Danticat

The Best American Essays 2011. 2011. 814 Best pb (cont)

Haiti Noir. 2011.  813 Haiti pb

Haiti Noir 2. 2014.  on order.

Collections including work by Edwidge Danticat

The Art of the Story:  An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories.  1999. 808.83 AR

The Beacon Best of 2001:  Great Writing by Women and Men of All Colors and Cultures.  2001.  808.8 BE

The Best African American Fiction 2010.  2010.  813 Best

The Best American Essays 2000.  2000.  814 BE

The Best American Short Stories 2002.  2002.  813 BE

The Best American Short Stories 2003.  2003.  813 BE

The Book of Other People. 2007.  823 Book pb

Children of the Night: The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1967 to the Present.  1995.  813 CH

Gotham Writers' Workshop Fiction Gallery:  Exceptional Short Stories Selected by New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School.  2004. 813 Gotham pb

Mending the World:  Stories of Family by Contemporary Black Writers.  2003.  810.8 Mending pb

On Her Way:  Stories and Poems about Growing up Girl.  2004.  Y810.8 ON

Prize Stories 2002:  The O. Henry Awards. 2002.  813 PR pb

823 Book pb

Miscellaneous works about Edwidge Danticat and her writing

How to Read A Novelist.  2013.  808.3 Freeman, J. pb

Literary Newsmakers for Students.  2009. Gale Virtual Reference

Novels for Students.  Vol 28.  2009.  Gale Virtual Reference

Short Stories for Students. Vol 1.  2002.  Gale Virtual Reference 

Short Stories for Students. Vol 25.  2007.  Gale Virtual Reference.

The Word:  Black Writers Talk about the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing : Interviews.  2011.  810.8 Word pb

Writing for Your Life #4. 2000.  808.066 WR

Edwidge Danticat in the News

Edwidge Danticat: Haitian ‘Dreamers’ in Dominican Republic shut out of citizenship. Miami Herald, December 14, 2013.  


Selected works about Haiti


Bell, Madison Smartt.  All Souls' Rising.  1995.  F Bell, M

Bell, Madison Smartt. Master of the Crossroads. 2000. F Bell M

Bell, Madison SmarttThe Stone That the Builder Refused.  2004.  F Bell, M

Lake, Nick. In Darkness.  2012.  YA FICTION LAKE

Phipps-Kettlewell, MarilèneThe Company of Heaven:  Stories from Haiti.  2010.  F Phipps-Kettlewell, M. pb

Shacochis, Bob.  The Woman Who Lost Her Soul. 2013.  FICTION SHACOCHIS

Non Fiction 

Alvarez, Julia.  A Wedding in Haiti:  The Story of A Friendship.  2012.  921 AL86w

Bell, Madison Smartt.  Toussaint Louverture: A Biography.  2007.  921 T649b

Diederich, Bernard.  Seeds of Fiction: Graham Greene's Adventures in Haiti and Central America, 1954-1983. 2012.  917.28 DI

Dubois, Laurents.  Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution.  2004.  972.94 DU

Dubois, Laurents.  Haiti: The Aftershocks of History.  2012.  972.94 DU

Farmer, Paul. Haiti after the Earthquake. 2011.  972.94 FA

Farmer, Paul. Mountains Beyond Mountains.  2003.  B 610.92 FARMER

Katz, Jonathan.  The Big Truck That Went by:  How the World Came to save Haiti and Left behind A Disaster.  2013.  972.94 KAT

Robinson, Randall.  An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of A President.  2007.  972.94 RO

Wilentz, Amy.  Farewell, Fred Voodoo:  A Letter from Haiti.  2013.  972.94 WI 


Rough Guide to the Music of Haiti.  CD NA Hait


Battle for Haiti.  2011. DVD 972.94 BA

Cuba and Haiti.  2007.  DVD 917.29 CU

The Quake.  2010.  DVD 972.94 QU

When the Drum Is Beating. 2012.  DVD 972.94 WH



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