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Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat
Breath, Eyes, Memory
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299578364 (1299578365)
Publisher: Soho Press
Edition language: English
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Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it
3.0 Breath, Eyes, Memory ★★★☆☆
This book is about purity culture and the sexual abuse and dysfunction that are embedded within it, within the context of a Haitian family. It explores how it damages these women and yet they continue to perpetuate it, but if the book attempts to explain why they knowingly inflict it on the next gen...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Breath, Eyes, Memory
I finished this book last night and let myself think on it over night before posting a review. First things first, I found this book to be brilliant.I honestly don't know that much about Haiti as a country or a culture. I of course know about the earthquake that struck the country in 2010. It was al...
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it
5.0 Breath, Eyes, Memory
“The tale is not a tale unless I tell. Let the words bring wings to our feet.”- Edwidge Danticat, “Breath, Eyes, Memory.” My first read for Black History Month, “Breath, Eyes, Memory” is Edwidge Danticat’s first novel and I loved it. This writer introduced me to Haitian literature over a decade ag...
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3.0 Breath, Eyes, Memory (Oprah's Book Club)
Review first published on my blog: http://memoriesfrombooks.blogspot.com/2013/11/breath-eyes-memory.htmlBreath, Eyes, Memory is a book written in discrete sections. In the first section, we meet Sophie Caco, who is born and raised in Haiti. She has lived with her Aunt Atie since she was a baby when...
kishawhite rated it
5.0 Breath, Eyes, Memory (Oprah's Book Club)
I don't command the English language well enough to describe how heart breaking, beautiful, touching, thought provoking, and how well written this book is. It is at once a tale of abuse, healing, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters. It describes the several dual roles that a perso...
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