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Title The butterfly's way : voices from the Haitian dyaspora in the United States / edited by Edwidge Danticat.

Publication Info. New York : Soho Press, [2001]
©2001

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Location Call No. Status
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  810.9 BUTTERFLY'S    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  810.9 ED    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 251 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Childhood. Present past future / Marc Christophe -- Dyaspora / Joanne Hyppolite -- Restavèk / Jean-Robert Cadet -- Homelands / Marie-Heĺène Laforest -- Bonne Année / Jean-Pierre Benoît -- Haiti : a memory journey / Assotto Saint -- Black crows and zombie girls / Barbara Sanon.
Migration. Another ode to salt / Danielle Legros Georges -- America, we are here / Dany Laferrière -- A cage of words / Joel Dreyfuss -- The red dress / Patricia Benoît -- Something in the water : reflections of a people's journey / Nikòl Payen -- Haiti : a cigarette burning at both ends / Marie Ketsia Théodore-Pharel -- My suitcases / Maude Heurtelou -- The white wife / Gary Pierre-Pierre -- You and me against the world / Martine Bury -- Mashe Petyon / Katia Ulysse -- Pour water on my head : a meditation on a life of painting and poetry / Marilene Phipps.
Half/first generation. Chainstitching / Phebus Etienne -- Made outside / Francie Latour -- The million man march / Anthony Calypso -- In search of a name / Miriam Neptune -- Reporting silence / Leslie Casimir -- Vini nou bèl / Annie Grégroire -- Home is-- / Sophia Cantave -- Map viv : my life as a Nyabinghi Razette / Marie Nadine Pierre -- Exiled / Sandy Alexandre.
Return. Lost near the sea / Leslie Chassagne -- Adieu Miles and good-bye democracy / Patrick Sylvain -- Looking for Columbus / Michel-Rolph Trouillot -- Do something for your soul, go to Haiti / Babette Wainwright -- A poem about why I can't wait / Gina Ulysse.
Future. Lazarus rising : an open letter to my daughter / Myriam J.A. Chancy.
Summary Poetry, essays, stories, and letters by people whose Haitian experiences shaped their lives.
Subject American literature -- Haitian American authors.
American literature -- 20th century.
Haitian Americans -- Literary collections.
Added Author Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-
Other Form: Online version: Butterfly's way. New York : Soho Press, c2001 (OCoLC)606484033
Online version: Butterfly's way. New York : Soho Press, c2001 (OCoLC)609166446
ISBN 1569472181 paperback alkaline paper
9781569472187 paperback alkaline paper
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