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Aunt Resia and the spirits and other stories

Yanick Lahens

Aunt Resia and the spirits and other stories

by Yanick Lahens

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

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  • Lahens, Yanick -- Translations into English

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementYanick Lahens ; translated by Betty Wilson ; afterword by Marie-Agnes Sourieau.
    GenreTranslations into English
    SeriesCARAF books
    ContributionsWilson, Betty, 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ3949.2.L295 A6 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23643863M
    ISBN 109780813922478, 9780813922485
    LC Control Number2009031102

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a collection of essays. Yanick Lahens (née le 22 décembre à Port-au-Prince en Haïti) est une écrivaine haïtienne. Après des études à l'université Paris-Sorbonne, Elle rentre à Haïti à Port-au-Prince ou elle enseigne la littérature et fait de la radio avant de partager son temps entre l’écriture et le développement social et culturel de son pays.

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The Company of Heaven: Stories from Haiti, by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell —Review by M. Lynn Weiss. Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories, by Yanick Lahens —Review by Joëlle Vitiello. Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, by Edwidge Danticat —Review by Tomaz Cunningham.This debut collection of short stories from Petina Gappah was the winner of the Guardian First Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, two of the more prestigious literary prizes.

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