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Ayiti [electronic resource] / Roxane Gay.


Gay, Roxane, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780802165732 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0802165737 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2018.

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From New York Times best selling powerhouse Roxane Gay, Ayiti is a powerful collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience. Originally published by a small press, this Grove Press release will make Gay's debut widely available for the first time, including several new stories. In Ayiti, a married couple seeking boat passage to America prepares to leave their homeland. A young woman procures a voodoo love potion to ensnare a childhood classmate. A mother takes a foreign soldier into her home as a boarder, and into her bed. And a woman conceives a daughter on the bank of a river while fleeing a horrific massacre, a daughter who later moves to America for a new life but is perpetually haunted by the mysterious scent of blood. These early stories showcase Gay's prowess as 'one of the voices of our age' (National Post, Canada).
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Electronic books.
Port-au-Prince (Haiti) > Fiction.
Women > Haiti > Social conditions > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Haitian Americans > Haiti > Fiction.
Haiti > Fiction.
Short stories, American.
Genre: Short stories.
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