Massacre River

Renรฉ Philoctรจte (Author) Linda Coverdale (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$22.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
November 17, 2005
Pages
238
Dimensions
5.36 X 0.92 X 7.08 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811215855
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About the Author

Linda Coverdale has translated more than sixty books. A Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, she won the 2004 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2006 Scott Moncrieff Prize, and the 1997 and 2008 French-American Foundation Translation Prize. She was a finalist for the 2008 French-American Foundation Translation Prize for Life Laid Bare.

Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous critically accalimed books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist, The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; The Dew Breaker, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist, and Brother, I'm Dying, winner of an NBCC award in Autobiography.

Reviews

A classic Haitian novel.
This virtuosic translation, by Linda Coverdale, is his first into English. Meticulousness characterizes the novel to the very end.--Abigain Deutsch